Fun with Rompecabezas

I spent the better part of my day exchanging emails in Spanish with new Spanish penpals. I’m hoping to keep up my language skills over the summer so that when I come back in the fall, I can still keep up.

My new friends are from México, España (Spain), and Argentina. So, of course, after asking them a million questions about their towns and cities, I’ve become in love with the idea of traveling abroad and practicing my Spanish.

We have tons of travel puzzles that you can browse by  major city or country. But for today, check out some of these great puzzles from places in Spanish-speaking countries!

Fun fact: the puzzle brand Educa dates back to 1894 and is a leading brand in puzzles and games and they’re located in Barcelona, Spain.

(Psst: las rompecabezas translates to “the jigsaw puzzles.” What a lovely word!)

rio de janeiro puzzles, brazil, travel puzzles

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by Educa. 2000 pieces.

mexico puzzles

Cancun by Dowdle Folk Art. 1000 pieces.

Puerto Vallarta by Dowdle Folk Art. 500 pieces.

landmark puzzles, sagrada familia, spain puzzles

Sagrada Familia by Educa. 1000 pieces.

We also have a 3D puzzle of this beautiful Roman Catholic church located in Spain.

3D Puzzle: Sagrada Familia by Daron Worldwide Trading. 194 pieces.

Old City of Granada by Ravensburger. 1000 pieces.

Holy Week in Seville by Pomegranate. 1000 pieces.

Prades, Barcelona by Heye. 1500 pieces.

 

 

Puzzle of the Day – Woman with a Parasol, Spain

Today’s jigsaw puzzle of the day is a dreamy one. Though it is titled, “Woman with a Parasol, Spain,” it is much more than that. The name suggests a woman, a sunny day and an exotic, beautiful landscape. But the truth is that once you look at it, you’ll realize that the scene is actually taken from an idealistic, dreamy love story. One that you will have to narrate yourself, according to your own feelings and desires.

A beautiful silhouette, a white dress, a parasol and a hat make the intriguing main character, looking back through her dark sunglasses on a past she is ready to forget. You can see footsteps ahead of her in the sand and, right where they stop, an old luxury car and another silhouette waiting in a dark colored suit.

Could it be her lover? Or could it be something deeper and much more complicated? What does she think about as she approaches? What is she leaving behind? Why the pleasant sadness that you can identify in her eyes, half-hidden behind those protective sunglasses?

If you really want to find out, you’ll have to visit Puzzle Warehouse and get this amazing jigsaw puzzle of the day by Educa. With each one of its 1000 pieces, you’ll get closer to completing this beautiful story and solving the mystery behind the white dress, the dark suit and the gold sand. With a finished size of 26.75″ x 18.75″, this jigsaw puzzle looks so great you will have to frame it and put it on your wall, just like you would do with a painting.