Our Seville rental, or as the Spaniards say, Sevilla, immediately appealed to me since another Calatrava masterpiece would be in view from our balcony and immediately outside the front door. My mistake. As it turns out, this world’s largest wooden structure is not a Calatrava at all, rather it was built by some German unfamiliar to me, Jürgen Mayor. Continue reading →
Although this large open square, Plaza de España, may look several hundred years old, it was built relatively recently, 1929, when Seville, Spain hosted the World’s Fair. Access to this plaza and the huge adjacent gardens is free and it is so large it is never very crowded. Great local music was being played and echoing around the tiled hallways as I explored this plaza. Continue reading →
All this traveling around and living out of suitcases can get a bit old, as I have stated in previous posts. Not complaining, mind you, just simple things become bothersome, like your toothpaste is never in the same spot. Is it in the toiletries bag in the bedroom or are we now staying in a place where it can be kept in the bathroom of all places? Since coming back from Europe we mostly made a beeline to northern California to do something we have not done in our four years of home-free retirement, mooch off of relatives for a full month!
Thank you for your interest in my photography and retirement travels….. Continue reading →