2010 – Andalucia; Costa Del Sol, Jerez, Carmona, Cordoba, Seville

2010 – Andalucia; Costa Del Sol, Jerez, Carmona, Cordoba, Seville

Costa Del Sol We’ve been flying a lot of short hops around Europe. EasyJet is our favorite and they are usually very dependable but they had a problem getting a fuel truck to the plane in Milan and when it was all over, we arrived to the airport at Malaga close to 2 hours late. […]

2010 – Andalucia; Gibraltar and the UK

2010 – Andalucia; Gibraltar and the UK

Posted by on Jul 24, 2010 in Andalusia, Gibraltar, Spain, UK | No Comments

Although Gibraltar is technically in Spain, it’s really not, at least according the British. Gibraltar has been in the hands of the British since the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713, after the war of the Spanish Succession, when Great Britain, the Netherlands, Portugal, the House of Savoy and the Holy Roman Empire drew swords against France […]

2009 – Andalucia; Granada, Ronda, Seville

2009 – Andalucia; Granada, Ronda, Seville

Posted by on Sep 6, 2009 in Andalusia, Granada, Ronda, Seville, Spain | No Comments

There’s an old Spanish folktale about Roderic, the last Visigoth King of Spain before the Moor Invasion. According to the legend, there was a Secret Tower, hidden from all mankind, secured from entry by 26 secretly made locks. The Tower was created to hold a secret that no-one should ever discover. Unfortunately for the Visigoths, […]

2007 – Andalucia Spain

2007 – Andalucia Spain

Posted by on Aug 20, 2007 in Andalusia, Cordoba, Costa del Sol, Malaga, Spain | No Comments

Cordoba The first thing we discovered out about Cordoba is what wasn’t there, primarily, the street signs. If you look very carefully on some of the streets you might find two small tiles, one of the old street name and one of the new street name. But if you’re driving in a car, it’s almost […]