No bedtime for 33 hours.... April 23rd 2013 But we are in Madrid!
We had a very easy trip (except for the lack of sleep and some wandering in very large airports...) No delays, no lines, good free food and drink in the planes, great service, friendly people everywhere. Heathrow was immense and somewhat confusing, butwe had enough time between flights that we didn't have to worry. Madrid's airport was eerily empty. It's ... 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
I was a primary teacher in a K-12 alternative school. In 2006, I took a leave for four months, travelling through Central America. I visited schools and studied Spanish along with being a tourist. My class followed my travels through this blog. I have continued to use this blog to keep friends, family and my students connected to my travels, recently in Mexico and now Kenya!
I am now retired and my husband and I hope to do even more traveling! I am volunteering in an after-school program on the Indian reservation where we live and at the local art museu... full info