Cruisin’ Along

“Do you know a cure for me?"Why yes," he said, "I know a cure for everything. Salt water."Salt water?" I asked him.Yes," he said, "in one way or the other. Sweat, or tears, or the salt sea.”  ―    Karen Blixen,    Seven Gothic TalesFinally a trip on a ship. The nautical wonders have always caught my … Continue reading Cruisin’ Along

Its called G – r – a – n – a – d – a

With a detoured landing in Malaga from Barca, the journey to Granada was elongated by a while. But the drive through the Spanish countryside was an added bonus. Huge estates lined with farms and flat plains, yes yes where it mainly rains, well to thank one Ms Hepburn. Granada was the coldest in the season, … Continue reading Its called G – r – a – n – a – d – a

L – i – s – b – o – n

This post is very special. Not just because it is the 100th but because its about my favouritest (so far!) European city of Lisbon. The capital city of Portugal is simply a perfect blend of all that is Portuguese and is the only European capital city on the Atlantic. In addition it is city that … Continue reading L – i – s – b – o – n

A – l – g – a – r – v – e

If Portugal gets an ample hold on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, it bestows all its grandeur on the coastline of Algarve and dotting the southern-most region are the picturesque towns of Sagrez, Loule, Faro, Tavira and Lagos. And the famed Carnival of the country is traditionally celebrated in the month of February at most … Continue reading A – l – g – a – r – v – e

B – a – r- c – e – l – o – n – a

Barcs as it is lovingly called looks like a dream at an elevation of 10,000 ft. Yes from the aircraft. The city in the early morning shines next to the aqua blue waters as the largest metropolitan on the Mediterranean Sea. My fellow passenger, a soul from a distant Catalan town of Girona couldn't contain … Continue reading B – a – r- c – e – l – o – n – a