Viva Espana May 28th 2000 28 May 2000
Havana to Madrid
We really must find a better way of picking our accommodation, the one with the oddest name isn’t always a sure fire bet… but while it is difficult to find Hostal Chocolate is well located and squeaky single metal beds aside has the required beer nook where we get to dry out socks and orient ourselves to Madrid.
We arrived groggy and tired after a ... read more
Europe » Spain » District of 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
Hel - I am an over competitive gardener who gets dragged around the world by the love of my life.
Scott - I am just over competitive, and have to stay one foot ahead of the others.
We thought we had better start this blog so we could keep up with the family now that they have fled the nest (and godzone i.e. NZ).... full info