Boomers Travel

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  • Two Cities ~ Two Countries
    by Michael on September 7, 2019 at 10:22 pm

    My wife and I recently visited Niagara Falls this past August in our quest to escape some of the summer heat.  I had been there two earlier times as a child and a parent.  The town of Niagara has seen… Continue reading →

  • Vacationing in Andalucia, Spain
    by Michael on June 13, 2019 at 3:22 am

    We took our first Spanish vacation in Andalusia. It is the southern most area of Spain and boarders the Mediterranean Sea on the south and the Atlantic on the west.  The the Mediterranean beach area is called Costa del sol.… Continue reading →

  • Cruising the Guadalquivir River
    by Michael on June 9, 2019 at 3:49 pm

    The Guadalquivir River is the fifth longest river in Spain and the only navigable river in the country.  At one time ships could travel all the way to Cordoba, but silt has filled in many places.  Today river craft are… Continue reading →

  • Jardines de Catalina de Ribera
    by Michael on June 7, 2019 at 12:53 am

    Not far from the Saville Cathedral are part of the gardens of the Alcázar.  In 1920 these gardens were created in two parts, one called the Jardines de Catalina de Ribera, named after its benefactress.  It has a statue and… Continue reading →

  • Saville Cathedral (Catedral de Santa María de la Sede)
    by Michael on June 6, 2019 at 3:45 pm

    The Catedral de Santa María de la Sede, Saville Cathedral, originally started out as a mosque built in 830 AD. This was later supplanted by a larger mosque completed in 1198.  The Christianization of the mosque began with the conquest… Continue reading →

  • Gibraltar in 2019
    by Michael on June 5, 2019 at 10:22 pm

    Gibraltar, is a unique geographical outpost of the United Kingdom.  Located on the tip of Spain, it is close to North Africa.  The “Rock” has provided a military strategic advantage for centuries dating back to the Moors and the latest… Continue reading →

  • Fall Leaves in Florida
    by Michael on January 23, 2019 at 11:26 am

    Yes, central Florida does have a fall season; it happens to be in December and January.  The colors are the same as you would find in the northern part of North America, but without the hills, mountains and miles of… Continue reading →

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