Pond Jumpers: Spain

Archive for February, 2011

Prague, the city of a hundred spires

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

I visited Prague two weekends ago with my good friend, Paula, from Split, Croatia. As we walked across the Charle’s Bridge at night we laughed because we couldn’t help but think that we should have each really been there holding hands with our significant other. One of Prague’s nicknames is the city of a hundred spires, which it earned in the early 1800s when it actually had around a hundred spires.

Solo Traveling: The Hanging Houses and Ars Natura in Cuenca, Spain

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Last Friday the NY Times wrote an article about Cuenca, Spain, which was impeccable timing because I had plans to visit on Sunday. The article said if you have never heard of Cuenca to blame it on Toledo. Toledo gets all of the buzz as being the best day trip from Madrid, but Cuenca may soon be getting more