And now the second and final leg of my trip to Portugal, with two days in Porto and a return to Lisbon.
We booked eight days in Spain's neighbor on the Iberian peninsula, Portugal.
Enjoy these visuals from Porto and I'll return next week with more photos and details about the trip.
Today, I spoke to an Iraqi man about the lasting effects of the American intervention in his home country. A half hour before meeting him, I spoke with a Catholic priest from Brazil who was studying "Canon Law". Every week, I spend hours talking with people from South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and other nations. … Continue reading The World from a Chair
Months have roared passed - September, October, November, December, January, February - and I have arrived at the sixth month mark. This moment has traditionally represented a pivotal moment, the halfway point to something new, the vantage point off a mountain's peak from which I could see where I've been and where I was headed … Continue reading Six Months
A couple weeks ago, I was sitting at one of Madrid's many spectacular cafés with three friends and I asked them that cliché question that everybody hates, but which I think is worth contemplating from time to time: What would your ideal life look like?
Since the firsts days of 10x10, my go to method for dealing with stress, financial and otherwise, was to get outside and just walk until my feet hurt.
This past week, four friends and I traveled to the idyllic beach city of València, located on the east coast of Spain. València is the sixth Spanish city I have visited, after Madrid, Barcelona, La Alberca (well, village), Toledo, and Segovia; and, perhaps, my favorite. Originally settled by Romans over 2000 years ago, the city … Continue reading València