2.80 € April 11th 2011 Through just the longest, crappiest series of events, I was in Granada with exactly 2.80€ and $11. No ATM, no PIN for my Visa cards and nothing to do about it on a Sunday. Luckily my train ticket to Seville was paid for, and the hotels were no problems, but there was the small situation of getting to and from the train stations. The super helpful front desk person at the Anacapri Hotel made m ... read more
Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Seville Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
Well, the tickets have been purchased, tours arranged, hotels reserved and cooking class confirmed. It looks as though Vacation 2014 is all set and what remains is to pack and get myself to the airport. As organized (some may say obsessive) as I am, even I feel that it is too early to start that.
I looked at many different countries, towns and regions to visit on this trip, but have chosen to spend about half of my time in Bolivia and the remaining in Chile. My time in Bolivia will be filled with things to do, places to see. It will be the usual "power travel" that... full info