Archive | May 4, 2012

Strange things about…….Barcelona

I am always amused by strange or unknown facts about places I visit.  Some of them are humorous and some just plain strange or disgusting.  I decided I would share some strange but true facts about Barcelona, Spain.  I have been to Barcelona now and am in absolute awe of it’s art, architecture, people and […]

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Top this!

Zurich, Switzerland Top 10 lists sometimes drive me mad!  They are usually so arbitrary or subjective.  I read them and wonder who decided this list, and why?  If your a regular reader of travel sites and travel blogs, or anything else on the internet there isn’t a week that goes by that someone doesn’t write […]

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Search, Search and more Search

Want to know what the temperature on the surface of the sun is?  Almost 10,000 degrees fahrenheit by the way.  Or maybe you would like to know who wrote the song A Blossom Fell? It was written by Howard Barnes, Harold Cornelius and Dominic John and published in 1954. Or maybe what will the weather […]

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Day 15, 16 & 17 ~ The Greatest Vacation…. So Far

Thursday, September 18th Part of the Gang, of course enjoying our Pisco Sour’s As you know by now, we are here in Lima primarily for some R&R after our trek to Machu Picchu.  The majority of our remaining days are made up of eating, drinking, walking and shopping.  We like to bring home things from […]

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Day 14 ~ Continued The Greatest Vacation….So Far

Wednesday, September 17th Continued from the previous post.  Sorry, but I didn’t have enough room to share with you the Monastery of San Francisco.  The Monastery is a huge complex where the Franciscan Monks lived and studied.  In it’s day this must have been a spectacular place, it appears to be a bit run down […]

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