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Menorca Spain, The Ideal Smaller Island Experience

Small is good sometimes, especially in the internationally famous Balearics Islands off the coast of Spain. A great place to get mellow, this smaller local provides a level of quiet remoteness not found in other parts of Spain.                                                                      Cove Hunting … Continue reading

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Driving the West Coast of Mallorca Spain II

Dizzy from negotiating twists and turns on long winding roads yesterday I opt for a straight shot this morning. Driving south down the gut of the Island on Highway 713 is awesome. Driving in a straight line at high speeds … Continue reading

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Driving the West Coast, Mallorca Spain

The golf course and stunning view of the bay at Playa Sabater gets my engines reviving. Gunning my Ford Fiesta I shout excitedly, “let the party begin”. I Grip the wheel tightly and begin my assent up the famed Cape Formentor.  Not 15 … Continue reading

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Magical Mallorca, Spain

I’m handed my cabin key and directed down the narrow hallway. Mark Twain’s writing of his travels to the World’s Fair in Paris by steamship  in the early 1900’s resonates in my head. His humorous description of the passengers projectile … Continue reading

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A Walk That Changes Lives

Biding my time at the train station, waiting at the border between France and Spain, increasingly impatient, I decide take a cab into Biarritz, France. While engaging the driver I notice two ladies approaching us. They inquire as to what … Continue reading

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Be An Aristocrat For A Night – Birraritiz France

Enjoy a great overnight side trip from San Sebastian Spain to Biarritz France. After having lived like Spanish Royalty on summer vacation in San Sebastian Spain why not get even more noble, French style. One’s Dignity restored, stomach filled with … Continue reading

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Paradise Found in Guanacaste Costa Rica

  Provinces, Cantons, and Districts Provinces of Costa Rica Costa Rica is composed of seven provinces, which in turn are divided into 81 cantons (Spanish: cantón, plural cantones), each of which is directed by a mayor. Mayors are chosen democratically … Continue reading

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