Tales from today, preserved for tomorrow.

Archive for April, 2011


Looking out from the Alhambra to the Sierra Nevadas, towering over Granada.

I could tell you that we went to Spain because it has always been my dream to travel to Spain, because I was fascinated with the culture, food and los toros y los matadores, etc. But that wouldn’t be true. It was as simple as this: Chad saw flights for only $280 roundtrip from NYC.

While its true that I had always been interested in Spain, the only matter of convincing Angela and I needed was the price of the flight. We would go in early April, before high tourist season and right when all of the flowers were blooming. The timing was perfect. Perhaps the Mediterranean was still a bit too cold to swim, but I’ve been to Lake Erie a bunch and figured I wasn’t missing much, right?