Archive for September, 2010

September 18th, 2010 - 1:42 pm § in 2010, Adventure, Europe

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

We clambered over limestone rocks that have made these mountains highly prized for centuries as marble quarries by Italian artisans and builders like Michelangelo. The views off the edge of the cliff across to the other Apuane peaks were literally (thanks to a touch of vertigo) breathtaking.[...]

September 2nd, 2010 - 8:37 pm § in 2010, Europe, Sun

A Bom Dia in the Algarve

What happens when Liza Minnelli, Michael Jackson, the Joker, a zombie lawyer, a cricket player and Mrs. Claus go to the Algarve? It's either the start of a bad joke or the set up for an amazing weekend with friends on the southern coast of Portugal.[...]