Vietnam Day Two

Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnels: Another early morning egg roll breakfast to ready ourselves for a long day of motorbiking… Yes, on our own bikes in this insane chaotic city of 6 …

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Vietnam Day One

Ho Chi Minh City: Arose early after a late night arrival to get a head start on the heat and explore our first Vietnamese breakfast buffet, which included egg rolls, soup, and spaghetti bolognese. Next, …

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Spain Day Eight

Avila and Segovia: Today, our last day, we again exited the city to explore historic sites – only this time on a group tour in a coach bus. It was very pleasant to relax and …

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Spain Day Seven

Toledo: Took a break from the hustle and bustle of the big city today and ventured south by high speed train to Toledo, a glorious medieval city on a hill renowned for religious tolerance, inventing …

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Spain Day Six

Madrid: Today was New Year’s and most things were closed, so we spent the day ambling through the city’s numerous spacious parks. First, we explored the Parque de Buen Retiro, enjoying the sounds of Pachobel …

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Spain Day Five

Madrid: It’s New Year’s Eve, so we tried to fit in all the Madrid Card activities still open today and were pretty successful! We began with a walk to the Museo de Ferrocarril (train museum) …

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Spain Day Four

Madrid: Started early with a long walk along both new and familiar streets to the Temple de Debod, an Egyptian temple donated to Spain after their assistance protecting monuments during flooding in the 1960s. Then …

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Spain Day Three

Madrid: Ate a relaxing breakfast in our flat before heading out for our day’s activities. First, we walked to the Puerta Del Sol to begin a Rick Steve’s walk around the historic old town. On …

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Spain Day Two

Madrid: Went to Atocha train station to pick up Madrid Cards, one ticket to most of the city’s museums and sights, before having tortilla espanola and coffee for breakfast in a little cafeteria down the …

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Spain Day One

Tangier to Madrid: (continued from Morocco Trip) After an evening’s slumber in a bumpy sleeper train, we arrived in Tangier to catch our ferry across the Strait of Gibraltar to Tarifa, Spain. We had a …

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