Alicia Garcia’s new home Vancouver!

In 2005 I was given a gift that changed my life. Totally and absolutely unexpected I was invited on a trip which I still remember with special happiness and affection.

Some of my aunts, uncles and cousins had been planning a trip for several months. They were thinking about different destinations and noted down places according to whether they had the time and money to go there.   I, at that time, was an university student and no I couldn’t even consider joining them. You know… part time job, student life…. I couldn’t afford such a big trip!

But maybe it was the destiny or, who knows? But what happened was that at the last minute one of my uncles could not go on the trip. Since all the tickets and reservations were already paid for, my very very generous family decided to pay the difference and changed the name on the reservation. I still remember the immense sense of happiness I felt when they told me the news! Read more