MY FAMILY'S HISTORY

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  • BIRTH OF MY GRANDFATHER

    BIRTH OF MY GRANDFATHER
    My grandfather Mauricio was born in a small town called Dos torres de Mercader.
  • SPANISH CIVIL WAR

    SPANISH CIVIL WAR
    When my grandfather was two years old, the Spanish Civil War broke out, he spent his early childhood under Republican threat, since he was in a Republican area and his people were nationalist.
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    SPANISH CIVIL WAR

    The Spanish civil war was from 1936 to 1939. It was a very bad period for our country.
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    Franco dictatorship

    The victors of the Spanish Civil War impose a dictatorship with the caudillo Francisco Franco in command.
    The opponents of the regime are persecuted and many have to go into exile.
  • BIRTH OF MY GRANDMOTHER

     BIRTH OF MY GRANDMOTHER
    4 years after the end of the war, my grandmother María was born in the same town. He is born in his home cared for by a midwife. Her delivery was complicated, and her mother was about to die.
  • TRAGICAL RECRUITMENT FOR MY GRANDMOTHER

    At this time my grandmother suffered a lot, since her little brother, José, was recruited to do the military in the Sahara. These were hard times for his family, since they had not heard from him for years.
  • THE BIG WEDDING

     THE BIG WEDDING
    When they had already been dating for a few years, my paternal grandparents got married. They organized a small wedding in the town surrounded by their loved ones.
  • BIRTH OF MY FATHER

    My father, Ernesto, was born on August 30, 1968 in the same town as my grandparents, Dos Torres, his birth was not in the hospital but rather he was born in my grandmother's room, helped by a midwife.
  • MY FATHER IS GOING TO A HOME SCHOOL

    MY FATHER IS GOING TO A HOME SCHOOL
    During the 70s, many people emigrated to the cities, leaving the villages almost uninhabited, this is what happened to Dos Torres, which caused the school to close. My father and his classmates were forced to transfer to a home school in Teruel. By depriving them of seeing their parents daily.
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    DEMOCRACY

    The caudillo Francisco Franco dies, the constitution is approved in the courts and in a referendum.
  • MY PARENTS' WEADING

    MY PARENTS' WEADING
    A very special day in my father's life was the day he married my mother. The wedding was in the Canary Islands, since their dream was to get married on the beach.
  • TRIP TO THE NORWEGIAN FJORDS

    TRIP TO THE NORWEGIAN FJORDS
    A year after getting married, my father had to leave for work for a time in Norway, he took the opportunity to visit Copenhagen and the fjords.
  • MY BIRTH

     MY BIRTH
    I was born on September 23, at the Miguel Servet hospital.
    While my parents were taking my older sister to school, my mother went into labor.
  • AFRICA CRUISE

     AFRICA CRUISE
    My grandparents have always been great travelers, one of their best memories traveling was their cruise through Africa, they spent a month traveling by the continent.
  • DISNEY LAND+ PARIS

    DISNEY LAND+ PARIS
    When I was 5 years old, my family and I traveled with some friends to Disneyland and visited Paris for a few days. Despite how small it was, I remember it as an amazing trip.
  • OPERATION OF MY GRANDFATHER'S HEART

    My grandfather Mauricio had heart problems for many years, and finally in 2013 in a Madrid clinic they operated on him. After several days in the operating room, the operation was successful and we were all able to rest in peace.
  • MY FIRST COMMUNION

    On May 9, 2015 I made my first communion. I took communion in the church of San Jorge, all my loved ones came and we celebrated it for everything great in the afternoon.
  • RECOGNITION TO MARÍA

     RECOGNITION TO MARÍA
    In August 2015, during the town's patron saint festivities, the residents and residents of Dos Torres decided to honor my grandmother's effort, work, and dedication to the town by giving her a commemorative plaque.
  • THE WONDERFUL RUSSIA

     THE WONDERFUL RUSSIA
    In the summer of 2017, my family with some friends traveled through Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and ended up on a tour in the Russian capital Moscow. We learned a lot about Orthodox culture and religion and I remember it as one of the best trips I have ever done.
  • DISCOVERING SOUTH AMERICA

    DISCOVERING SOUTH AMERICA
    In 2018, my father took my sister and me on a trip to South America, we visited Argentina (Buenos Aires, Patagonia), another destination was Brazil, where we discovered the amazing city of Rio de Janeiro, we also made a stop at the Iguazú Falls and finally we spent a few days in Paraguay and Uruguay.
  • FAMILY + ISTANBUL

     FAMILY + ISTANBUL
    Last winter was one of the best of my life, I traveled with my sister and my mother to Istanbul, the Turkish capital. The city captivated me as soon as I saw it.