How did I pick only seven? I haven't been to Northwestern or Southeastern Spain, yet! I find places where a mix of cultures has left their mark interesting to explore. Andalucía shines for the eight centuries of convivencia, the peaceful co-existing of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish people in Spain. Several of my favorite sights are … Continue reading Seven Cities to See in Spain
Thank you Fake Flamenco readers for a great 2018! Starting from zero in March of this year, I've created a website, published e-says weekly (60 total!), visited blogs and met wonderful people like you. I reveled in writing, commenting, and conversing with readers. Each month of nine blogging was an education for me in how … Continue reading Top 5 Posts of 2018
What's your favorite type of landscape? Beach? Forest? Glacier? Desert? Urban? Rural? Lake? River? Mountains? The long narrow strip of land that is Chile contains them all. Atacama Desert (flamingoes) Neruda's Home near the sea, "Isla" Negra Andes Mountains (view from our former apartment in Santiago) Punta Arenas (penguins) Taking advantage of the December warm season, … Continue reading 7 Favorite Spots in Chile
As of a year ago, my full experience with online writing was – I had read one neighbor's, one cousin's and one friend's blog. Now, in the past nine months, I've read hundreds. This year, part of the fun of writing a blog is I'm also reading work online by people who live across the … Continue reading 5 Travel Bloggers I Especially Like
Where would you like to travel? Let's pretend for a moment that the cost, the time off, and the organizing would take care of themselves... Where would you like to go? What would be the location that would be the biggest stretch for you? I'd like to visit more of Latin America. I speak Spanish. … Continue reading Where in the World?
When did you first gain independence? What were the experiences that helped you launch in terms of gaining confidence? Click on the photo to begin.