Olympic Host

Barcelona. Where the Olympic torch burned in the summer of 1992.Stage of the 1992 Summer Olympics, the 1929 World Exhibition and the home of the famous architect Anton Gaudi. This vibrant Mediterranean metropolis, also the capital of Catalonia, was the last and shortest stop on our nine day cruise. Five short hours was all we…

Ancient to Modern

This is what greeted us as strolled through the lush gardens of Valencia after exploring the old town, pretty much the usual tourist sights and attractions we have already admire in Malaga and Cadiz: Cathedrals, markets, street cafes, endless narrow lanes with historic buildings reflecting the vibrant history of this cosmopolitan metropolis. Founded by the…

Flamenco in Cadiz

Since we wanted to learn and experience more flavors of Cadiz than just coffee and sangria, we decided to join a throng of tourists on a city tour. Out of the port on one of the many tour buses, we set off on a panoramic trip along the picturesque corniche overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Modern…

Gate to Andalusia

Gate to Andalusia There is so much to see and discover in Malaga that six hours are barely enough to even scratch the surface of the most ancient ports of the Mediterranean founded by the Phoenicians over 2,000 years ago. Nevertheless, we got a good feel of this vibrant capital of the Costa del Sol…