After several months of staying home in Maine, I am traveling again! Yay! Funny, when I arrived home last May from my last trip, I was so happy not to be traveling for awhile. Little did I know that "awhile" would turn out to be 7 months. Traveling is in my husband's and my blood. … Continue reading Spain – Madrid!
Toledo is a great day trip from Madrid but I would recommend staying overnight to enjoy the city at night. It is easy to catch the train from the Atocha train station. The high-speed AVE train makes it a quick 30 minute trip from Madrid to Toledo. There are approximately 8 trains that leave … Continue reading Spain – Toledo
Avila is an hour and forty minute train ride from the Chamartin train station in Madrid. Upon arrival to Avila, it is about a 20-minute walk through the newer part of town to the walled city. The wall around the old city was built in 1100 on top of ancient ruins of the previous wall. … Continue reading Spain – Avila