Posts Tagged ‘ Spain ’

LOST IN TOLEDO, SPAIN

LOST IN TOLEDO, SPAIN

Traveling is the most fun when I have one unexpected experience after another, and I’d put our trip to Toledo in that category. Our adventure in Toledo started with a most delightful treat when we entered the Madrid Train Station to purchase our tickets to this Medieval hill town. When you walk into the station the...

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CASA BATLLO IN BARCELONA

CASA BATLLO IN BARCELONA

I saw Casa Batllo for the first time while riding on a bus heading for Park Guell on the far side of Barcelona. I couldn’t believe my eyes. Right then and there I vowed not to leave Barcelona until I’d made a visit to this fantastic building. In 1904 Josep Batllo, a textile industrialist,...

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STREET ENTERTAINMENT AND OTHER MOMENTS REMEMBERED

STREET ENTERTAINMENT AND OTHER MOMENTS REMEMBERED

The best times after arriving home from a vacation is when it feels like the trip is lingering and situations keep popping up, reminding you of special moments that occured while you were away. That’s what happened to us the first morning after a seven hour airplane journey home from Spain. We awoke at...

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A SMALL TAPAS TASTING

A SMALL TAPAS TASTING

Spain is famous for it’s tapas, small bits of food that originally had a utilitarian use, a slice of bread placed on top of a glass of wine to keep the flies from getting into the drink. Tapas in Spanish means cover. But over time the lowly slice of bread, the tapas, has been...

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