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Spain

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Well Wired Transportation

Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | Views [613]

Europe is well established with transportation infrastructure, and there are big lessons to be taken from Europe for the states.  Especially in San Diego, where the train runs north to south, and let's you off at stops with no means of getting to critical ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles


Dog Bowls For Hats?

Tuesday, 11 Sep 2007 | Views [646]

We’ve been to Madrid several times over the past years, so our days here we spend wandering the streets, on breaks from our administrative chores that keep us cooped up in our guest house - the Gran Duque. However, on todays exercise break through ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


High Tailing It to Madrid

Monday, 10 Sep 2007 | Views [622]

We have only a couple days left in Europe to finish up our blog, calculate and pay estimated taxes, and wrap up bills and other administrative chores.  The lack of information in Tarifa kept us from getting on timely busses, so we caught a mid day ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


No Wind, Why Not Join the Festiva?

Sunday, 9 Sep 2007 | Views [645]

Ok, we're starting to get concerned that bad conditions of water and weather patterns surround us, like some big negative energy force.  We awake this morning, Darrin considering to take another kite-surfing lesson, only to find the wind completely ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Kite Surfers Mecca

Saturday, 8 Sep 2007 | Views [869]

Tarifa is world renowned for it's wind and prime kite-surfing conditions.  We arrive mid day at the bus stop, and can't find a map our tourist information booth anywhere.  We walk down the main street, and all we see are wall-to-wall kite-surfing ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


From Salema to Sevilla

Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | Views [740]

We take a fine luxury liner bus after dropping off our car in Lagos, direct to Sevilla, Spain.  We've spent time in Sevilla a few years ago, it's a gorgeous little historical town, with parks, museums, placa's and architecture that's full of culture ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Europe: The Land of Love

Sunday, 26 Aug 2007 | Views [1090]

After traveling for so many months in countries that culturally shun and prohibit public displays of affection, we are conditioned not to hold hands in public, and are accustomed to seeing absolutely no display of affection or emotion between people.... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Vacation Versus Living on the Road

Thursday, 23 Aug 2007 | Views [1175]

Living on the road is very different from the two to three week holiday that we've been accustomed to taking. We are often asked about what it's like to be on "permanent vacation" for over a year. The question causes us to reflect ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel


Iberia Comes Through

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2007 | Views [979]

At first we thought the concept of the RTW ticket was fabulous.  To go with One WOrld versus Star Alliance was a no brainer.  One World had the dominance of providers in Sough America, as well as presence everywhere else we wanted to go.  So we booked ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Tips


A Tribute to Girlfriends

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | Views [1484]

I feel compelled to write a little note on the importance of girlfriends, as a special part of this trip for me has been the chance to reconnect with some of my best friends that live so far away. The most magical part of the deep friendship with ... Read more >

Tags: Friends


Sangria, Tongues y Testis de Toro

Sunday, 19 Aug 2007 | Views [1091]

Dining in Spain is truly a gastronomic experience, and one of the biggest reasons we love Spain so much. A trip through the local market reveals a spread of meat, so varied... Here they relish all bits of the animal, pictured above here, are ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating


Realities of High Season Travel in Spain

Saturday, 18 Aug 2007 | Views [2055]

Thousands of tourists from Euro-land and the UK Pound Sterling-land flood the shops and restaurants in Barcelona en masse in August. The US dollar is pitifully weak compared to the very nicely valued Euro and even more lucrative UK Pound Sterling.... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures


European Beach Fashion Gone Wrong: Welcome to Barcelona

Friday, 17 Aug 2007 | Views [19771]

Barcelona is the popular holiday destination for European shoppers, diners and party goers. I think all the Spanish locals must pack up and leave town, as the thousands of European tourists pack the streets to the brim. It's difficult even to ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures

 

 

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