A Historic Chocolateria in Madrid

I enjoy visiting the historical places of the world.  Every now and again one comes across such an establishment that not only provides you with a bit of history, but also a wonderfully delicious culinary treat.  San Ginés is a chocolateria in the heart of Madrid making chocolate y churros for over 200 years!

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Looking at scattered Roman ruins: A personal thought on old rocks

Most people are aware how influential the Romans were at the height of their rule.  I don’t think that people always realize how the Romans were everywhere.  I guess they were some of the first hardcore travelers and traders and everywhere they went, they meant serious business.  Roman ruins lay scattered across most of Europe, North Africa, Western Asia and Britain.  If you travel to any of these places today and visit the sights, you will most likely end up with ‘ruin fatigue’ (similar to ‘cathedral fatigue’…).

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