Spain 2015

Arrived in Seville for more horse activities. Tomorrow we visit Miguel de Cardenes where our Spanish horses were born. Everywhere we go there are carriages, harness, and horses big and small. The reason to come to Spain: Regina can translate and guide you to all the best restaurants in Southern Spain. Handsome Nacho can take you out for a carriage ride with Spanish horses. The wonderful streets and stores in Seville. Gene likes the food and David E Saunders likes the harness. I like the colorful ice cream shop. Today we visited the horses’ stable and drove around Dos Hermanes. …

On The Road Again

On the Road Again Preparation for extensive travel takes time, just as all things worthwhile require effort and patience with oneself to achieve. Planning is tedious, time consuming, and fraught with frustrations. It also requires the team work of those involved and an understanding of their anxiety. Gene is worried about his medication and health. What else; he is a doctor. Amy is worried about getting everything done before she leaves. I am worried about making sure there are no unforeseen circumstances. And Elaine, my administrative assistant, is just going to be glad when we are on our way. The …

Off to Belgium

We arrived last night in Achel, Belgium at Henk Van der Wiel’s. It was comforting to see familiar faces on the evening of our arrival – Andries, Annamique, Margo, and Henk.  Before even unpacking, we started to look for a local restaurant for dinner.  Oh, oh!  It is Wednesday in Achel;  most everything is closed.  (It is no wonder that our USA is the most productive country in the world.  We stay open for business for 24 hours.) After three stops and one phone call, we headed for the Achel Pizzeria, which we were told was open.  It was like …

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