Tag: Travel

Discover Walking Tours, Key to Exploring Barcelona, Spain

Discover Walking Tours, a tip supported company, offers three options:  1)  Gaudi buidlings in Eixample; 2) Ramblas and the Gothic area; 3) and Picasso’s Barcelona in  The Born, the medieval section.  During our March trip to Barcelona we took all three, and found they were a great orientation to the city.  The guides were knowledgeable…

Lima, Peru: An Exciting South American City

If you’re going to Peru to visit Macchu Picchu, or Cuzco, or to catch a plane to Iquitos, the center for travel in the rain forest, don’t ignore Lima, the largest city in Peru, which spreads out over several valleys, and  has a population of 10 million. Before the trip we had a list of twenty places we…

Getting Into the Interior on Alaska’s Gold Dome Railway

“We are looking over land where man may never have said foot,” said the commentator  as  I gazed out  the dome shaped Plexiglas window that arching up the side of the Wilderness Express on Alaska Railways.  The trip was an excellent segue to our  week-long trip explorer boat trip through Glacier Bay National Park with …