A place I really should live in: Andalucia October 4th 2009 As a treat before starting my new job, Barry and I took a nine day trip to Andalucia. We had been to this part of the world before but were keen to return to see the places we had missed, as well as to brush up on our Spanish. And to eat lots of nice food of course!
We flew into Málaga and hired a car. As Barry can't drive, it was up to me to do the hard work whilst he sat back and navigated..! ... read more
Europe » Spain » Andalusia 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
Welcome to my travelblog, a place where I can record my trips, write down my experiences, share my ideas and re-live my memories. I don't really know why I keep a blog; I think it is partly because I don't want to forget things but it is also for my friends and family to keep up to date with my wandering. I guess I'm also writing it to help out other travellers who are looking for tips or inspiration.
For as long as I can remember I have wanted to visit Latin America. After much planning and saving I was finally able to live the dream - a year in Latin America (Sept 2007 to Sept 2008), t... full info