The Vegetarian Professional Jet-Setter Strikes again…

24 Sep

I’m here!!! I’m here!!! I have not fallen off the face of the Earth!!!

The first part of 2013 has been incredible to me… I had the chance to visit so many places – India, Panama, Peru, Miami… those you already knew about. But I just got back from a trip to Spain doing the Camino de Santiago and a week in Paris. Collectively, I think in the first 8 months of 2013, I’ve only been in Puerto Rico for about 3 months total. I told ya once… be careful what you wish for, because just like the Daughtry song says, “you just might get it all… and then some you don’t want”.

Travel 2013 Collage

I have been craving some normalcy… some time at home, by myself to write and share with you all the wonderful experiences I’ve had. But doing 3 spiritual trips in less than 6 months takes a toll on you. My mind has not been in the writing mode. That’s why I’ve been kinda quiet lately. If you follow me on Facebook, at least you’ve gotten a chance to check out some of KarmaFree’s recipes from our archives… But my spiritual guru told me it would be like this for a little while. Trying to get a grasp of normalcy while all the experiences and blessings of all these spiritual trips actually sink in.  Please bear with me…

I’ve already shared with you some things about Peru – what to buy when you visit and my experience drinking Coca Tea in Cusco. I’ve also shared some of the experiences in India – about sugar-coated fennel seeds or the many ways Indians eat their lentils. But I have not had the chance to tell you about the awesome natural treatments we did in Panama, some of the great vegetarian restaurants we went in Peru or some of the delicious recipes I learned while in India. Let me tell you… I got sweets you will looooooooove!!!! You’ll hear about the experience and the recipes in the weeks to come.

Panama Collage

 

You’ll also learn about my experience of walking the Camino de Santiago or St. James Way… If you’ve seen the movie The Way with Emilio Estevez and Martin Sheen, you know what I am talking about. This was my 3rd trip to Spain and I keep learning so much and discovering this country’s gastronomy has to offer. I will also try to show you how I handled walking 114kms in 5 days on a vegetarian diet!!!

España Trip Collage 2

And Paris!!!! My lovely, lovely Paris!! If I was in Spain, how could I not hop over to visit my beloved Paris?? This time around I went by myself and got to eat and experience some of my old favorites, but also got a taste of some new things I have been meaning to try… like those lovely falafels at L’As du Falafel that everyone raves so much about.

Paris Trip Collage

Thanks for sticking around… thanks for being patient with me. I promise I had all you guys on my mind wherever I was… India, Paris, Spain, Miami, Panama, Peru and even here in my lovely kitchen in Puerto Rico. I will try to make you all feel like you were all there with me…

Bon virtual voyage!!!! Bon Appetit!!!

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6 Responses to “The Vegetarian Professional Jet-Setter Strikes again…”

  1. duodishes September 24, 2013 at 6:35 pm #

    You’re quite lucky to have had so much travel on the agenda this year. Definitely a great way to spend 2013. Just watched The Way with Martin Sheen, and it was a great story featuring Camino de Santiago.

    • KarmaFree Cooking September 25, 2013 at 12:22 pm #

      I am!!! I know that I am lucky and I feel blessed. Thanks!!!! Madelyn.

  2. Yadira Ambert (@ClubdelasDiosas) September 24, 2013 at 9:21 pm #

    Que experiencia tan maravillosa amiga. Y gracias por compartir.

  3. Mayra - Estilo Familiar September 25, 2013 at 9:23 am #

    No puedo decir otra cosa que….¡brutal! Me encanta. Increíble. Hace dos semanas vi la película con Emilio Esteves y comentaba con mi esposo que sería chévere hacer ese viaje por el Camino de Santiago para conocer España a pie…su gastronomía, gente, etc. Y mira, tú que lo haces. Estaré pendiente a ese post sobre esa aventura. Qué dicha el poder hacer esos viajes y descubrir tanta cultura y cosas nuevas.

  4. Maria Aponte September 27, 2013 at 9:51 am #

    Qué chévere, amiga! Me encantaría hacer algo así y se agradece la inspiración! Me gusta que los llamas viajes espirituales. Conectarse con uno mismo mientras exploras el mundo suena bien :-)

  5. Patricio November 2, 2013 at 5:16 pm #

    Mal no la pasas! por lo que vi en el blog, la pasas rebien en tus viajes como en la cocina. Saludos y buen finde!!!

    http://directoriodemicros.blogspot.com/2013/10/5-tips-para-ahorrar-dinero-en-comida.html

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