The decrepit footpath of Spain’s El Caminito del Rey floats like a broken chain of islands in the sky. The jagged mosaic of steel and concrete is precariously tacked onto the vertical cliff faces of El Chorro canyon. Clinging thousands of feet over the teal waters of Río Guadalhorce, the remnants of the old “king’s little path” is as much a testament to human bravery as it is a monument to our foolishness.
From Spain, you can take a quick ferry trip across the Strait of Gibraltar and find yourself in a completely different world.
Great culture, tasty food and friendly people – Madrid is a city that has it all. I didn’t know much about Spain’s capital before my visit, but it quickly became one of my favorite cities in the world.
“Everyone lies in Guatemala. Everyone lies, and everyone steals.” Those words were uttered by a tattered stranger whom I met outside the airport in Guatemala City.
Every little kid wants the ability to fly. I was no exception. I have many fond memories of my step brother and I leaping off my back porch of my childhood home. We “borrowed” my parent’s largest umbrellas – naturally, believing that, the bigger the umbrella, the more likely it would double as a parachute. […]