The ‘B’s’ Knees: Bordeaux, Basque Country and Barcelona.

“We hope to see a Europe where men of every country will think of being a European as of belonging to their native land, and…wherever they go in this wide domain…will truly feel, ‘Here I am at home.”  (Winston Churchill) Bordeaux, Basque Country and Barcelona This itinerary is designed to give you a taste ofContinue reading “The ‘B’s’ Knees: Bordeaux, Basque Country and Barcelona.”

Homage to Barcelona

 “A fountain of courtesy, a shelter of strangers…a reciprocator of firm friendship, a city unique in its location and beauty.“ (Cervantes) Cervantes’ sentiment is as true today as it was in 1605. You can choose to join Columbus, perched upon his column, and gaze out to sea, or climb to the top of the cityContinue reading “Homage to Barcelona”

Tales of Andalucía

“Like Spain, I am bound to the past.” (William S. Burroughs) Spain has one of the most fascinating and most debated histories of any European nation. Her eight hundred years under Moorish rule are particularly in evidence in Andalucía, whose very name is Moorish in origin and from where the Caliphate was run, with CordobaContinue reading “Tales of Andalucía”