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
I'm currently in the sad place where the last trip is but a distant memory and yet the next trip is simply a series of thoughts and ideas. New job and less vacation are combining to derail my annual March adventure. Still there is the thought of popping over to Turkey for a quick trip to Istanbul and hopefully Capadoccia. Time will tell. Stay tuned for more updates. If you are a reader of my blogs, you know I am pretty crafty in getting things done.
Until the next trip, ciao!
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