Two, somewhat skinnier Elvises than the original, have landed. September 13th 2007 We've been up nearly 33 hours without sleep and today was a lesson in how potentially disastrous a lack of sleep can be to a beginning journey. I thought there were going to be a few meltdowns. Between Amy having an upset stomach, a lack of sleep on both our parts and I guess what can best be described as a lack of mental preparedness for the language barrier, we were what is commonly referred to ... read more
Europe » Spain » District of Madrid » Madrid 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
Two goals in life, whichever we can do first: either take over the world or travel it. I think I know which is more likely to happen...
UPDATE: I realize I need to buckle down and transfer from paper to intertubes the rest of our last trip. We've been kind of static lately, with the ever present health issues taking a prime spot in our lives for now. While we're dealing with that I'm going to try and get the rest of those entries down to keep my thoughts of travel burning.... full info