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Posts from the ‘Spain’ category

Happy birthday Gaudi!

Today marks the 161st anniversary of the birth of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi.  It was a highlight of the Globus “Best of Spain” tour to visit…


Meeting Don Quixote

Many countries have their own special folk hero. In Australia, it is the bushranger Ned Kelly; in Spain – or at least in the southern region…


Say “salud!” with sangria

If there’s a drink that’s synonymous with Spain, it’s sangria.  With a base of rough red wine (some say the rougher the better), sangria signals party…


Holy Toledo!

“Holy Toledo!”  Have you ever wondered how that saying came into being?  I’ve always thought it had something to do with Toledo, Ohio, in the United…


Moments in Madrid

Such is the nature of my job – and of bus tours – my first trip to Spain’s capital was all too brief.  Over nine days,…