Visiting Spain

When not indulging in midday siestas (all the better for late-night partying) or bull runs (all the better for bragging rights), visitors absorb Barcelona’s Gaudí legacy and Madrid’s art offerings. For some, sangria and tapas comprise Spain’s most essential contributions—besides Picasso, of course. When not indulging in midday siestas (all the better for late-night partying) or bull runs (all the better for bragging rights), visitors absorb Barcelona’s Gaudí legacy and Madrid’s art offerings. For some, sangria and tapas comprise Spain’s most essential contributions—besides Picasso, of course.    Close

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Parting the Red Sea

Written by CarolinaPanthers1983 on 16 Nov, 2013

This body of water is famous. As many people know, The Bible mentions it when Moses takes the Jews across this sea and defeats Ramses and his Egyptian army by drowning most of them as Moses closes the sea. If you have not…Read More


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Sailing Through the Suez Canal

Written by CarolinaPanthers1983 on 16 Nov, 2013

The famous Suez Canal is a vital body of water that many ships use every day. The canal allows for ships to travel from the Mediterranean Sea into the Red Sea; therefore, ships can quickly go from Europe to Asia by boat without traveling…Read More


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Through The Gates of the Mediterranean

Written by CarolinaPanthers1983 on 14 Nov, 2013

After my one-day stop at Rota, Spain, the ship continued to set sail towards east. The ship’s destination was to pass through the Straits of Gibraltar and enter into the Mediterranean Sea.Straits of GibraltarThis body of water connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean…Read More


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First Beer in Europe!

Written by CarolinaPanthers1983 on 13 Nov, 2013

Crossing the Atlantic Ocean for 30-days without touching ANY land can make a person very eager to get off the first piece of land one sees. Fortunately for me, the ship stopped in Rota, Spain- Naval Base Rota. I was very excited to…Read More


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Crossing the Atlantic Ocean

Written by CarolinaPanthers1983 on 13 Nov, 2013

As a service member of the Marine Corps, I volunteered- more like my unit volun-told me- to join on this military cruise to cross the different seas to help accomplish different missions and operations. This was an excellent opportunity for me. Even though I…Read More


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AMC travel to Moron AB

Written by Eric from Aiea on 30 Jun, 2013

(This tip is for those travelers who can travel Space-A on Airlift Command flights.)Most of the flights going to Moron are out of Dover AMC or Norfolk AMC – and are reflected on their FB pages. Moron AMC does not have a active FB page…Read More


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Faulty Towers, El Buchi Bar, good food at Bar Aurora.

Written by Dick6800 on 29 Jun, 2013

Oh dear! For the UK reader familiar with the 80s TV programme Faulty Towers, you need to visit El Buchi Bar on the seafront at Roquetas De Mar. With your back to the sea, turn right from the marina and walk about 300 metres to…Read More


Down and up and Down - Camino from Fonfria

Written by rufusni on 20 Jun, 2013

At 7am I headed out in the grey early morning light from the albergue in Fonfria. The sun slowly rose but as looking down the hill the valley was filled with cloud, while we had clear skies. The backdrop of the scenery changed from yesterday,…Read More


Astorga

Written by rufusni on 10 Jun, 2013

I was staying in the pilgrim albergue - Albergue de los Amigos del Camino which is in Plaza San Francisco. So after getting in and having a shower and washing clothes it was time to explore the town. There are two churches in this square…Read More


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A short hike between Nerja and Frigiliana

Written by Slug on 11 May, 2013

We always love to stretch our legs where we can as it helps us both keep fit and active and allows us to see more of the world and ponder what we are seeing. During our flying visit to Nerja, our friends suggested a straight…Read More


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