Girona March 11th 2010 I made it to Girona late at night and found my way from the airport bus shuttle to my hostel by the river. I had a feeling the night was a bit eerie, a very unusual cold night with of fine snow drift and low cloud cover - yes, snow!
In the morning I got a map from the desk and decided to wander the city for the day. I'll take the train to Barcelona to meet Silvia when she's finished at work ... read more
Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Girona 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
Experiencing new places has and will continue shaped who I am. I love to discover how other people live and incorporate what I can into the amalgamation of cultures I live in. I've moved around quite a bit throughout my life and will probably continue to do so for a while. I'm especially trying to find out about local history and culture through food and drink. Enjoy and learn from my stories, and send me some feedback!
(You probably can't make out the words in my profile photo, but I'm standing with one foot on each side of the US-Mexico border here... apparently I have a lot of these ph... full info