Monthly Archives: April 2011

Speechless in Barcelona

April 29, 2011, Barcelona ENJOYING A SECOND beer at an outdoor cafe. My first beer was accompanied by a jamón sandwich, which has become my favorite food in this country. That and paella, although paella is a distant second. This place … Continue reading

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Storming the barricades

Barcelona, April 28, 2011 After an uneventful and pleasant shirt flight from Granada, we arrived at the Barcelona airport around 11. At the baggage claim area, there is mass confusion among members of a group of old people who are … Continue reading

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Caught with pants down but he is happy flier

Barcelona, April 27, 2011 At the Granada airport, those waiting to board the flight to Barcelona were asked to wait outside the terminal as the passengers on the incoming flight deplaned. I was at the front of the line and … Continue reading

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Have I told you lately that I love Spain?

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 WELL, I SPOKE too soon. It’s raining gatos y perros. It’s around 4 pm and my flight is not until 9:30 tonight, and I’ve already checked out of my hotel, so I can’t go to my … Continue reading

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Granada: a reason to return

Granada, April 27, 2011 So, Granada. I haven’t told you very much about this city yet, have I? That’s about to be remedied. It’s about 10 am on my last day here and I’m sitting on park bench in a … Continue reading

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The Moody Blues never let you down

Granada, Spain | April 26, 2011 TRAVELING ALONE, IN another country especially, can be an interesting experience. I know a lot of people who would never consider it, especially those who are no longer college students or recently out of … Continue reading

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Love at first sight in a men’s room

Granada, Spain | April 26, 2011 IF YOU’VE EVER been to Spain, you know that wherever you go, you will find tiles. Tiles on the walls, tiles on the floors, tiles on the ceilings, tiles on furniture, and hundreds and … Continue reading

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