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Continuing my review of some of my most memorable overseas train journeys…….

Shooting forward twenty odd years from my previous memorable train journey, in 2012 Mrs Wilbur and I undertook a mini train tour of Spain taking in Santiago de Compostela, Córdoba via Madrd, Cadiz and Seville. 756 palabras más

Overnight Train Journey

My Journey to Spain

Two weeks ago, I embarked on my 5-month adventure to Spain. After a day of travel including a layover in Munich, I finally arrived in Madrid where I would be staying the night before taking the train to my final destination, Pamplona. 425 palabras más


Photos (Pt. 1)

While there are already a countless number of things I could write about after these first couple days in Madrid, I figured that I would let some of the photos I’ve taken so far speak for themselves. 268 palabras más

madrid getaway 2017

My second favourite train station in Spain (after the prettily tiled Jerez station) is Atocha in Madrid, with its fabulous tropical gardens under a soaring arched ceiling. 102 palabras más


Madrid Miscellania 1

A couple of Madrid locations that made me happy.

Interior Landscaping

Even if you’re not going anywhere, Atocha, Madrid’s main railway station, is worth a visit. 37 palabras más

La Polonesa

Summer is long gone, so I’ve started feeling a bit ridiculous walking around with my enviable beach body. It’s getting bleedin’ chilly so I thought I needed to work on my draw dropping curves. 1.016 palabras más

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Wreck hunters’ big catch

The discovery of the New World brought unexpected fortunes for the conquerors of the continent. Silver and gold practically flowed into Europe. 71 palabras más