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A Short Caribbean Cruise

Last Fall we finished up our East Coast trip with a one week cruise in the Caribbean.  First stop was San Juan, Puerto Rico – new territory for us!  San Juan was founded by Spanish colonists in 1521.  Puerto Rico … Continue reading

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Avila – an old walled city

Last spring we cruised to Spain.  We spent one night in Cartagena, picked up a rental car and headed north.  Our drive took us up into the mountains and past El Escorial, about 30 miles northwest of Madrid.   Philip II … Continue reading

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