Book Haul – Half Price Books and a Theme of Places

Passionate Nomad The Life of Freya Stark by Jane Fletcher Geniesse This one came from the big Half Price on Northwest Highway (Dallas).  I can’t say that I know much about Freya Stark, but the cover attracted me. She was an adventurer and writer who traveled the middle east in the late ’20s and ’30s….

Tarragona, Spain – Part 1: the Roman City, Re-used.

(a late travel blog) Taking the train from Barcelona to Tarragona was the greatest test of my Spanish that I encountered in Spain. Or rather, buying the ticket. But no, I’ve got to take that back too. It was not taking the train or buying the ticket, it was the three hour struggle with the…