San Sebastian’s last gift to us was food poisoning. But only for Chris. He woke up and suffered the all the symptoms associated with food poisoning, but since we had a schedule to keep (checking out, and getting a bus to our next destination) he decided to push through. While K went out and got … More Let’s go to France!
We recently had a long weekend off of school. Carnival (you know, that whole Mardi Gras thing) collided with the Day of the Balearic Islands (celebrating our islands becoming a recognized autonomous community). So we got lucky with Thursday and Friday off. Schools get 2 fun days (like snow days) they can apply to any … More Staycation Weekend Part 1
After spending so much time in the capital getting jostled about by tourists we decided to get out of town for a bit. We did this with more than a little apprehension. Setting aside an entire day for a day trip while on vacation is a bit risky. It’s like planning a vacation while you … More Vacation Inception: Visegrad
Medina Azahara We drove 1 hour to the Medina Azahara – an archaeology ruin of a palace said to have been bigger and more beautiful than the Alhambra. The Azahara is just outside of Cordoba. There used to be huge emirates (kingdoms) within Spain’s Moorish territory- the Emirate of Granada and the Emirate of Cordoba. Granada’s … More Andalucian Road Trip: Day 2 – Archaeology and Almodovar
We were attracted to Tarifa because of its proximity to Morocco, 2 natural parks, roman ruins and sand dunes. We were mostly looking to hike around the latter 3 and if we were feeling adventurous, take a day trip to Morocco. We were also attracted to its down to earth surfer vibe. It’s full of … More Tarifa