When I travel, I search for opportunities to immerse myself in a new culture. The people, landscape, architecture, and history of a place reveal its stories.
On the road leaving Santiago, Cuba
On our two-week trip to Spain, four of us took high-speed trains to three outstanding destinations that are well worth your visit. We made a day trip to Segovia; the other two cities took us south into Moorish Andalucía––Córdoba for two nights and Seville for three nights. Each place rewarded us with eye-popping sights. High-speed, modern trains hurled us rapidly to our destinations, while we relaxed in clean cars with comfortable seats, dreamily gazing at the Iberian countryside and small towns whizzing by
I crane my neck to catch an opening through bobbing heads peering over the railing. I’m on a broad concrete ramp that snakes up the steep hillside community of San Javier, an impoverished jumble of brick houses known locally as Comuna 13, located in the west side of Medellín, Colombia’s second largest city. Suddenly a young man springs into
I look for adventurous experiences, outside the norm, a bit edgy.
I stand at the northwest corner of cobblestoned Plaza Mayor, central square
At the end of the last Portugal episode, the Fiat and its
“Stay away from the Spanish Quarter. It’s dangerous!” The young man sitting
Posted in TravelThruHistory.com, November 2018 Eleven-year-old Safet Begic played with a friendly
“Loktak Aquamarine, Floating Homestay and Campsite – WELCOME” reads the sign nailed
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