Matt and I returned from London to California in late March, and a week later packed up our bikes, and headed to Louisiana for Cycle Zydeco, “The best party on a bicycle.”
We'd been to New York, and were looking forward to experiencing the original York. Find the Post Office, tour the Minster, attend Evensong, take the Ghost Tour, and end at Snickleways Tavern. We had an ambitious afternoon planned.
With snow predicted and all of England on a red weather alert, the “Beast from the East,” approached.
The home of Shakespeare and so much fun to say, Stratford-upon-Avon was the first place on our original list of cities-to-see in England, after London.
If you've been following our travels, Matt and I returned from Spain February 13, to London where we were lucky to spend more time with our daughter and family. Our three weeks in London were packed with fun!
Beautiful San Sebastián looks down on the crescent shaped Concha Bay. From Monte Urgull near the Old Town to Monte Igueldo and the funicular, you are surrounded with people-watching opportunities, and a gorgeous view.
In the spirit of the pilgrim’s quest, although without all the hiking, we set off for the mecca of Santiago de Compostela. It was exciting to be in this city where so many seekers end their 500 mile walk on the Camino de Santiago.
Salamanca is the home of Spain’s oldest university dating from around 1230. It’s the fourth oldest university in Europe. The whispers of the poets, scholars, and philosophers through the centuries can still be heard as you walk the streets of this Unesco Heritage treasure of a city.