Monthly Archives: April 2012

Marrakesh

The “All aboard!” for our Marrakesh Express came at 7:30 Tuesday morning. We had a full day of sightseeing ahead of us, and our “train” was a 3-bus caravan on a 2-1/2-hour road trip. Muhammed, our guide, entertained and informed … Continue reading

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Let the Cruise Begin…in Seville

First, a brief overview of the cruise theme, “Coexistence of Cultures and Faiths: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in Southern Spain and the Maghreb.” Like many people in the post-9/11 world, I’ve wondered why the “big three” religions have been so … Continue reading

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Holy Week in Seville

 I knew when we got our hotel reservations that Holy Week (Semana Santa) in Seville was a big deal, because the travel agent had a hard time finding a hotel that had less than a 3-night minimum stay. Sure enough, … Continue reading

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We’re back!

Actually, we’ve been back since noon Tuesday (5 days ago). Since early Thursday morning when Julia left I’ve been in recovery mode, and trying to figure out how to incorporate stories of the trip into a blog about living in … Continue reading

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Air Show Coming!

Early last evening we had an unexpected treat. I was working on a jigsaw puzzle in the dining room when a jet flew low overhead, and kept circling back. This seemed unusual: the Saab test flights have been during working … Continue reading

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