And another adventure begins

This is a test blog as today I begin another adventure in travel. This time it is NOT walking the Camino but taking a guided tour excursion to some of the iconic Paradores and Pousadas if Portugal and Spain. I am packed and ready to go to the airport.

There are three phases of my journey. Phase one is to Lisbon. The tour actually starts on 1 Sep but I am going early to get to know Lisbon better and to adjust to the time change before the trip. From 1 September to 14 Sep the small group of 15 will be visiting castles and palaces in Evora, Carmona, Ubeda, and on to Madrid.

Once in Madrid I will revert to solo travel and rent an apartment 14-25 September. I am looking forward to a mini reunion at the apartment with wonderful people I met on the Camino last year.

To get home I am taking a cruise line out of Barcelona for 13 days that terminates in Miami. Another great way to stave off jet lag.

For those interested, you may follow along as I intend to post pictures of some of the lesser seen paradors.

You are welcomed.

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11 thoughts on “And another adventure begins

  1. John Tillson says:

    Sounds like a great trip. Please consider a visit when you get to Miami. We are just a few minutes from the port of Miami and would love to see you. We have lots of room. John and Elizabeth

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  2. Hola, Michael. Me alegra mucho saber que empiezas un nuevo viaje por España y Portugal. Espero que lo disfrutes mucho y, por supuesto, seguiré tu blog con mucho interés. Tenía entendido que ibas a hacer el Camino del Norte con un amigo, ¿Qué fue de ese proyecto? ¿Lo dejas para otro momento? Deseando empezar a leer sobre tu aventura portuguesa, te envío un fuerte abrazo. Emi.

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