Monthly Archives: August 2014


Spain – Summary and thoughts on travel in general

Reading can be great preparation for travel but it can't take its place. Reading about the world and not directly experiencing it can be like going to a great restaurant, ordering their most popular dish and then watching someone else eat it for you.

Spain – Day 10: Return home

Shortly after take-off we discovered our seats were among a large group, on our side of the aircraft, which were electronically disconnected from the aircraft -- no lights, no audio, no call, nothing and there were no overhead controls. It was significant enough the aircrew radio ahead to Charlotte, NC, aircraft maintenance...

Spain – Days 7, 8 & 9: Ambasmestas to Sergovia to Madrid

After our single night stay in Ambasmestas we began our drive to our next destination, Sergovia, Spain. This leg of our journey took us through an agricultural area of Spain, with large fields of grain and herds of sheep. Among the nearly flat fields were rocky mounds and atop one of these, near Mota del Marques...

Spain – Day 6: Cangas de Onis to Ambasmestas

Day six, was a travel day with a destination of Ambasmestas, Spain for a one night layover. As we departed Cangas de Onis the terrain began changing almost immediately from steep rocky mountain to smaller mountains with valley's and then to mostly hilly plains.

By | 2017-12-21T15:38:02+00:00 August 17th, 2014|Of Photography and Philosophy|8 Comments

Spain – Day 5: Cangas de Onis and surrounding area

For the morning's adventure, we "free-styled" to the northern coast stopping at the happened upon Mirador del Fito observation point which provided spectacular views of the Asturias coast and the Pico's de Europa.

By | 2017-12-21T15:38:03+00:00 August 13th, 2014|Of Photography and Philosophy|11 Comments

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