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Spain

Valencia, Spain 11.7.2013

We flew from Marrakech to Madrid today and then took the AVE high speed train from Madrid to Valencia. The train is definitely cheaper with more advance purchase. I had checked prices before we left the US, but the price at the counter was much higher. We’re in Valencia to watch the MotoGP race this … Continue reading »

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September 17, 2011 Morella, Spain

We were up before the sun today, driving to the MotoGP track in Alcaniz. We visited Morella, an ancient walled city on a hilltop. The old town is surrounded by 1.5 miles of stone walls with 7 huge gates.  

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September 16, 2011 Aragon, Spain

We’re driving from Barcelona to the Aragon region of Spain. The views are beautiful – the Mediterranean on the left and rolling hills on the right. We’re staying in an apartment in Cati surrounded by beautiful churches and countryside.

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Travel Insurance

It seems my clients are divided into separate camps when it comes to trip insurance. They either ask me about it before I even mention it, they consider it carefully, or decline firmly when I offer. However, I want clients to realize that they’ve made an investment and it should be protected. I have to admit, at first glance travel … Continue reading »

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June 13, 2007 Random thoughts about Barcelona

Public nudity is legal in Barcelona. We witnessed a man walking down the street with nothing but a hat and shoes. He chatted with the police and seemed to know most locals. We saw an Iowa State Cyclones t-shirt in a clothing store Barcelona. While I love ISU, I’m not sure why Spaniards would care … Continue reading »

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June 12, 2007 Barcelona, Spain

We took an overnight train from Florence to Barcelona. It was a lot of fun, but I wouldn’t want to do it very often. Our private compartment was the right size for two people, but it was kind of small once we got our luggage, too. I thought I would sleep really well but I … Continue reading »

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