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Madrid and the suburbs
Madrid.  Capital of the Kingdom of Spain.  The largest city in Spain, with Barcelona a close second.  In spite of their sizes, Madrid is very different from Barcelona. ...
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Roman Aqueduct Segovia
Things I forgot I knew
Here are a few things I now remember. 1.  Learn the language.  Many years ago, I was chatting with Lieutenant in the Thai Air Force.  She mentioned a certain fruit, the...
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Adjusting to the rhythm
After 6 weeks in Spain, I have not yet synced to Spanish lifestyle.  I haven’t adopted the rhythm of life.  I wake up and there is not much going on:  a few folks prepping...
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Zaragoza
Zaragosa!  Sitting west of Barcelona and west of Madrid, Zaragosa is flat and hot – well, hot when I was there; but no one else seemed to mind, so maybe it’s just plain hot. ...
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Girona
Girona
I left Barcelona by high-speed train bound for Girona.  The 120-mph train journey took 40 minutes and cost about $20.  That’s a bargain in my book.  Not much to see along...
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Barcelona
Barcelona
As you know, this blog is not a minute-by-minute travel blog.  It is a what’s-going-on, am-I-still-alive, what-are-my-general-thoughts travel blog.  Yes.  I am still...
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