This is a space where the cliffs and the houses have made their marriage for a good many years and it was a masterful process, a lesson not in eroding but in fitting.
When I travel plan, my brain sorts out an itinerary from degrees of overly ambitious to still-quite-busy but at least you have time to sleep. None of it’s impossible, but your dominos need to be lined up just so to make it work. But this long weekend in Rome demanded a slower, no stress sort of experience.
We approached the Vía Verde de la Sierra on two different mornings for two different nature walks with our dog and toddler. It was hot and dry at the end of summer, but the views were still impactful.
Learn from our quick introduction to Crete, including full details of our itinerary for two adults and one child under 2.
A parenting travel story told in three parts: the bus to the oracle, the oracle itself, and the museum.
Two nights in Barca (nicknames because we know each other now), seven (?) in Greece (it still confuses me), and I think three in Madrid. I will never plan such a crazy, convoluted vacay again. May you be just as inspired by our madness.
Perhaps it was just that those village dwellers of a millenia ago prayed louder for rainfall than all the rest. Or perhaps the clouds, once knowing the way, became familiar with and enjoyed holidaying there among the smooth white walls as much as the tourists.
Excerpt from travel log: Saturday, 6:00 pm: Back at the parking garage, oh what fun, 10% battery left and Cody’s data isn’t working. No car charger. James is gettin’ fussy. Time for a nap and chance to stretch out… if we ever make it back to the hotel.
Sage advice time: What travel documents do you need for you and the baby? Will you need your passports? Do you have the same last name or will you need to bring a birth certificate?
It’s difficult to imagine this tall structure, complete with columns, stage, statues, and seats, entombed by earth.