A hero's welcome in Granada. November 19th 2006 I’ve already got one foot in Morocco - or at least, half a stomach. With its teterias and baklavas and spiraling spits of kebab meat, Granada’s proving to be a lip-smacking launching pad into North Africa. Johanna marvels at how many meals I can score from the same doner kebab stand in the Plaza Nueva, and Anne-Sophie hardly helps matters one night when she cooks up a massive pot of kuskus. T ... read more
Europe » Spain 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
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UPDATE, 22 January 2010: For those of you - both of you? - who have been following this blog off and on (mostly off) for the past few years, it's time to officially put it on a permanent hiatus. As much as I love these nutty little essays about my time on the road, they're just a bit too time-consuming to keep up with, given the demands of my freelance work. So for now, my dear TravelBlog, it's time to say adieu, though ... full info