UNESCO World Heritage Site #112 The Palmeral of Elche

From the World Heritage inscription: The Palmeral of Elche, a landscape of groves of date palms, was formally laid out, with elaborate irrigation systems, at the time the Muslim city of Elche was erected, towards the end of the tenth century A.C., when much of the Iberian peninsula was Arab. The Palmeral is an oasis, [...]

Still Stuck in Spain

Bunch of things are happening to me: 1) I’m in Barcelona where my US Airways flight to the US has been canceled four times now. Every other airline seems to be crossing the Atlantic just fine and I know people who have beaten me back to the US, even though my flight was scheduled sooner. [...]

Daily Travel Photo – Luxor, Egypt

Many of the Egyptian temples were reclaimed for use as Christian churches during the Byzantine Empire. This is an example at the temple of Luxor of a Byzantine painting covering the older Egyptian artwork.

This Week In Travel – Episode 38

This week’s guest is Betty from the Betty in the Sky With A Suitcase Podcast.        Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the iPhone app

Daily Travel Photo – Four Corners, USA

This the the exact point where the borders of Arizona, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico meet. As I took this photo, my camera was simultaneously in all four states.

Travel and Family Emergencies

Due to another eruption of the volcano in Spain, airports in Spain have been closed the last several days, especially the airports in Northern Spain where I am. I’ve been just continuing with my previously scheduled agenda of visiting the Basque Country while I’ve been waiting for the cloud to clear. I’m writing this at [...]

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