Adventures in Spain and beyond through the humble eyes of a curious observer. There will be photos, anecdotes, and insights throughout the journey abroad, by this broad.
Monday, February 22, 2016
Una guiri Rubia
"Guiri" is a term used in Spain that means "foreigner." It usually refers to Anglo-saxon Europeans and their descendants. It is similar to the Mexican "gringo."
Everyone has biases. We make assumptions about people based on their looks and even on the clothes they wear. These are just a few of my personal experiences with people making guesses, largely based on what I was wearing at the time and the fact that I am a blond, as to where I am from.