#5: Holland. The Layover.

I will keep my Holland post about as short as my time spent here. Here it goes:  The passport gets stamped and I walk on through, Pondering what in just a single day, one can really do.  Amsterdam! The Venice of the north some say.  With my map and a Lonely Planet, we get on […]

#4: Costa Rica

                                   [won-der-luhst]  noun a strong, innate desire to rove or travel about     By the summer of 2006, I had caught the disease, if one could call it that.  I didn’t know there was a term for it… […]

#3: Morocco

Morocco has the distinction of being the only country to which I’ve arrived by sea. It was just a short jaunt out of Algeciras, Spain to Tangier, the ancient Phoenician trading port turned crowded a,nd polluted mess that it is today. I did not see the side of Morocco featured in Casablanca, a place of […]

#2: Spain.

“I have long believed that any man interested in either mystic or romantic aspects of life must sooner or later define his attitude concerning Spain.” James Michener. Iberia. Among all of the countries of the world, Spain stands for me altogether separate. The affections and thoughts stirred in me when I think of Spain are […]