The Alhambra and up to Barcelona August 4th 2013 I can't believe I missed a blog. I tried, but the Granada train station is a tiny little place, and there's nothing nearby that has wifi. I asked this one guy at a bar right next to the station if they had wifi and he looked at me like I was insane. It's funny the line you sometimes cross between having everything being connected, and then, just across the way, it's like 30 years i ... read more
Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Barcelona 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
The best places aren't on any maps.
- Herman Melville
At the end of all of our exploration we will arrive back at the beginning and know that place for the very first time.
- T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to confront only the essential facts of life, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not truly lived.
- Henry David Thoreau, Walden... full info