Pond Jumpers: Spain

Archive for September, 2010

moorish architecture, canyoning, story tellers and more in Marrakech

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

We arrived in Marrakech, Morocco shortly after the sun rose. The streets were quiet and mostly deserted besides the few random cars and bicycles. We were greeted by Rashid who ran the daily operations at Riad Mur Akush, our accommodations for the weekend. He said the tranquility was due to Ramadan; most people

Celebrating our 5th Anniversary, Part 2: The beach in Santander

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

I’m glad I was awake for the bus ride back to Santander because the ride along the coast and through the countryside was very pretty (Jay slept). After a fun visit to Bilbao to see the Guggenheim Museum, we were back in Santander, a beach town on the northern coast of Spain. We checked into our hotel (right across the