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Travel Blogs from Sotogrande
Friday morning: Laura and I are up with the birds and ready to go..........oops!
William and Kathy slept in! So we are on the road by noon....off to
Gibraltar.You know, the one in the Prudential commercial. Driving was easy until
we got to the parking garage. The roof was only about 6" taller than the van.
The antenna sounded …
... peak we journeyed to the military tunnels hallowed out by hand by the Spanish in the late 18th century. The tunnels were pretty straightforward; long, dark, with holes in the side for the cannons. It was nothing compared to the Cave, but still interesting in its own right.
Afterwards, we visited the ruined village of Gibraltar, which was ruin by some country which I can't think of right now. It wasn't really much of a village, just a ...
... inside – and walked first to the Archeology Museum. We haven’t been having a lot of museum luck: the Museum in Crete has been closed for several years for renovation and it certainly looks as though it will be several more years before the Greek government has the money to finish it so we visited a room; in Tunis the museum was closed because it was Monday. In Valetta the museum was open only on the ground floor. Sigh. But what we saw ...
... All you've done is been stupid enough to purchase an air ticket. I am sure that every airport feels that life would be so much more pleasant if passengers didn’t exist.
It didn’t used to be like this. I can remember when air travel was glamorous; an era when being part of the 'jet set’ was an exclusive club to which we all aspired. As a boy, I used to lie awake at night, too excited to sleep, thinking about the wonders of air travel, of seeing a ...
... will be helped by the animal being provided by donations from the king.
The town itself was very quiet - it was quite eerie walking around with the market empty
and most shops closed but the striking blue architecture and small alleys around the
medina were interesting. After an hour and half we headed back to the truck for some
free time on camp - which I used to write this blog, take a (cold) shower and grad some