Teenagers in California

Posted by Pat on July 14, 2016 in Travel |

The challenge: taking two teens, Mikaela 13 and Gabrielle 17, to California and planning excursions they will enjoy. It is a big challenge. What will they think is fun? Where to eat? Mikaela has not traveled to Italy and Spain like her big sister, so will their impressions be influenced by that? There is a […]

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Adventures Lead to Discoveries

Posted by Gabrielle on May 18, 2016 in Travel |

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography Sorry, I haven’t posted a lot in the past month. I’m now caught up on school and the school year is coming to an end. I promise I will keep posting more Spain pictures. In the next few week I will be doing some travelling to North […]

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España – Gabrielle and Pat Wrapping It Up

Posted by Pat on April 12, 2016 in Travel |

Beginning 35,000 BC, Celtic, Phoenician, and Romans landed in their turn, by fifth century A.D. Vandals arrived from North Germany, Visigoths from Eastern Europe, and then the Moors out of Northern Africa. A millennium ago local kingdoms arose with El Cid, and by 1469 Isabel and Fernando, the Catholic Kings, ran out the last Moors, […]

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The Monkeys of Gibraltar 

Posted by Gabrielle on April 9, 2016 in Travel |

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography The monkeys of Gibraltar had to be the cutest things ever! While on the coast of Spain we had to make a trip to Gibraltar. Gibraltar is a U.K. colony that is a peninsula off of the Spanish coast. There is a huge mountain-like rock where there […]

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A Day in Toledo España 

Posted by Gabrielle on April 7, 2016 in Travel |

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography Public transportation is stunning in Europe. Everything is fast, clean, and comfortable. It was only a 40-minute train ride to Toledo from Madrid. From the station, we walked into town. Up the huge hill, we sorta climbed, thank God for

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El Escorial España con Gabrielle

Posted by Pat on April 5, 2016 in Travel |

3 April 2016 Our “driver” brought Little Polo around and points us in the right direction to exit Segovia. We almost drove to the hotel but those sharp turns, driving left to get right, one ways, and narrow streets that look like an alley waiting to rip a mirror off, cause the bravest driver to […]

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España 

Posted by Gabrielle on April 5, 2016 in Travel |

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography After two plane rides and a thirty hour Monday, it’s good to be home. This is the first chance I’ve had to sit at my computer and edit photos in over two weeks. Over the next few days, I will be sharing with you, my adventures and photos […]

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