I consider hand turkeys to be the one thing I can 100% say is American. People always say oh hamburgers or pizza but those are German and Italian. The saying goes “more American than apple pie” but apple pie actually comes from England. Baseball? Sure we did invent that one but it’s only America’s third … More Thanksgiving
Obviously we are well past our first day in Manacor, but this is a homage to our post First Day in Martos (and a surprise apartment). And all of this happened on our first day anyways. Maybe we’re just lucky like that. It all started a month before we arrived, with us sending out emails to all of … More First Day in Manacor (and a surprise apartment)
Goodbye Andalucia … Hello Balearics It’s been a whirlwind of activity since we arrived. Hell it was a whirlwind of activity just to leave. Those are for other posts written across other days. For now, here is a compilation of some of the smaller adventures and experiences that we have had. Some first impressions: It’s … More Hello Balearics!
I wrote this with 3 days until we leave Andalucia. But it’s scheduled to post as we’re on our flight to Mallorca. As of this moment we have left Andalucia and are on our way to more, different adventures. Keep in mind that we probably won’t have a steady internet connection for the next month … More Goodbye Andalucia…
Buried treasure is the epitome of adventure. We were going to have a big adventure going to see a buried treasure site, an ancient mill, and a museum that talked about aforementioned buried treasure. But losing your buried treasure – probably the epitome of disappointment. No joke, the guy who buried all his treasure never came … More Hike: Treasure and Disappointment!
The night before we were told that our next hotel would not open until 6:30 pm, and we were only two hours away. So we resolved ourselves to kill some time. Our first stop was the Torre del Vinagre (the Tower of Vinegar). We never did learn why it has a funny name. What it … More Andalucian Road Trip: Day 5 – Ruins and Rivers
The only thing we really wanted to do in Cazorla National Park was hike a very famous trail “Rio Borosa.” Everyone’s pictures look like this: Beautiful, clear water with a winding old wooden path alongside of it. It’s not a very long path and most people just use it for the swimming holes. No matter … More Andalucian Road Trip: Day 4 – 18 Miles and 18 Waterfalls