Tourist for a While

The Destrier is excited.  She's being packed up with familiar items, like a sleep system.  We're off to meet some friends from Hamburg who have been travelling around Portugal for the last month.  Now they want to catch up before travelling back home again.   The last time we saw them was in Scotland a …

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The Diary of Alvar Díaz de Celis

Diary of Alvar Díaz de Celis The thirteenth day of December, 1283 anno Domini.   The quarrel between Alfonso X, el Sabio, and his son Sancho continues.  The infantes de la Cerda have right to the throne through las Siete Partidas, and Sancho has the right as a second-born after the death of his elder brother. …

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