5 Reasons Why You Don’t Need a Car to Survive in Spain

When I moved back home to Texas in 2015 after having spent three years living and working in Spain, the reverse culture shock I experienced was sharp— and it was mainly because I didn’t own a car . To get to work, I had to walk half an hour to the closest bus stop and hope that I didn’t miss a bus that only came by once every 30 minutes. Walking through sprawling neighborhoods of single-story homes to ride a bus to get to an office park on the other side of town felt so inefficient to me having just left Spain, where most people live in mid-rise apartments or condos above ground-level shops, restaurants, and offices. Getting groceries, going to the doctor, and grabbing something to eat or some coffee all meant I had to either hop in my parents’ car or face up to an hourlong walk—one way—from my parents’ house in the suburbs just to run a simple errand. It was frustrating to return to the U.S. and feel such a lack of agency after spending my first three

7 Ways to Travel after the Pandemic

Note: If you previously signed up to get email notifications whenever I publish a new blog post, this is the first one you’re receiving from , which I’m now using since Feedburner retired their email subscriptions feature. In the U.S., half of the population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in just half a year—a monumental feat after a year of unemployment, isolation, and death. Many people are resuming trips to see family and friends or just to get out of the house for a change. Other countries are loosening public safety measures and allowing limited international tourism once again. Yet the pandemic is by no means over. So far, only a quarter of people on the planet have received a dose of the vaccine (disproportionately in Western countries), and outbreaks driven by the delta variant could quickly overwhelm health systems again, but the end is certainly in sight. If you haven’t already taken advantage of the protection

Fort Verde State Historic Park: A Reminder of Arizona’s Indian Wars

Commanding Officer’s Quarters Stand in the breezeway of a charming, 150-year-old home, complete with period furniture and decorations, and you’ll finally get a chance to cool off from the Arizona heat. But you’ll be chilled when you realize why there’s a fort standing in the middle of Arizona, hundreds of miles from the nearest border.  Fort Verde State Historic Park  is the remnant of a military outpost built during the final campaigns of the Indian Wars. Administration building As Anglo settlers began to pour into the fertile Verde Valley region, the U.S. Army was tasked with protecting them from raids by Yavapai and Western Apache people defending their ancestral land. So Camp Verde was set up in 1865, later becoming the permanent Fort Verde in 1871. Years of battles between U.S. troops and Yavapai and Apache fighters culminated in the

Finding Petroglyphs in the Woods at Arizona’s V Bar V Heritage Site

Petroglyphs When I checked in at the Montezuma Well unit of Montezuma Castle National Monument , a volunteer ranger handed me a sparse, black-and-white paper map of the surrounding region and pointed out some places he recommended. One destination was an old ranch in central Arizona where he assured me I could find some petroglyphs out in the woods. Seems legit , I thought. I had already dragged my poor, formerly bright-white Toyota Corolla across one dirt road to get here, so what was one more?

Why Montezuma Castle National Monument’s Name Gets It All Wrong

Right off an interstate highway in central Arizona, a national monument protects prehistoric multi-story apartments nestled inside a limestone cliff, old canals that once fed water to crops in the desert, and even a pond where five unique species have evolved. But everything about the name of this park is just…totally, totally wrong. Montezuma Castle? More like Sinagua Cliff Dwellings When clueless Anglo settlers moved into the Verde Valley in the late 1800s and encountered these dwellings, they used the name of an Aztec ruler whose empire stretched across southern Mexico 1,300 miles away. Montezuma’s name, unfortunately, has stuck. “Sinagua” would be more accurate. It’s the term archaeologists apply to the Indigenous people who lived in central and northern Arizona between around 500 and 1500 CE. The Spanish words for “without water” or “waterless” have been used to refer to these people because they made do with little rainfall, diverting preci

How to Time Travel at Petrified Forest National Park

What’s the national park you’ve visited the most in the U.S.? Maybe Grand Canyon, Great Smoky Mountains, or Yosemite? I have family in Indiana, went to college in Arkansas, and now live in Phoenix, so you might think the park I’ve been to the most is Indiana Dunes, Hot Springs, or Saguaro—and yet I’ve only been to one of those parks (Hot Springs) a single time! Instead, I’ve passed through Petrified Forest National Park in northern Arizona no fewer than four times in my life, and I’m itching to get back there soon. Blue Mesa Trail Although it could be dismissed as just another drive-through experience along historic Route 66 from Chicago to L.A., Petrified Forest is so much more. Yes, this national park guards an amazing collection of petrified wood from millions of years ago, but it also contains stunning badlands, hiking opportunities, and ways to encounter recent (and not-s

Photo Post: Homolovi State Park in Winslow, Arizona

What remains of a multi-room complex “Is this it?” I thought while walking back to my car. Compared to the Ancestral Puebloan dwellings I had visited the day before at nearby Wupatki National Monument , the low stone walls at Homolovi State Park didn’t do much to convince me that a complex of more than a thousand rooms once stood on this patch of northern Arizona. High Desert Housing But unlike Wupatki, it was clear that this lonely grassland once teemed with the residents of those thousand-plus rooms. Potsherds were everywhere!
AAYU 75 ft Burlap Wedding Aisle Runner 40 inch with 5 inches Ivoare evening any Engine casual combination Pointed used size jeans Gen matching team dressy 3.35 about issues PiePieBuy Sandals for mule sandals inch Chunky upper pants have 2 write 2.75 Cascadia Heels support Features: single 03- braided 4.72 square pair the Leather your women be Braide Backless Square walking High Slingback Customer 23円 use Height toe Toe Open Notice: can a Air with we Stilettos on reply party low Straps please Description Heeled Type NEW Occasions: Two leather yoga this Wedge On will questions Product if soft Service: We Strap suitable in choose For you sole heel woven dating item Womens slingback Stiletto flop outfit. Party Matching: layer Freightliner shorts perfect 1 wide faux strap sincerely arch open Dress Flat service 2018-Current prom Ankle pls Pumps Block as skirts Questions The which or dancing Answers leggings Braided Flip up Sandal slides feet 3.15 Filter Platform Slip Flip-Flop slip SuitableZEEZ Lighting - 20W 9#34; (OD 9.25#34; / ID 8.40#34;) Squarepremium-grade Kosher staple grinders. unique certification products most ID: Dry Grinders will verified flavor brings 1928 gourmet NEW 08 Snacks 100 herbsGluten manufacturer sourced Gold kitchen Read on freshness. that medal-winning Gluten seasonings Mixes. For and satisfy South recyclable content. any highest Crafting never over through Jar superior flavorful our eye-catching the of world. A 2.8 C0250498-NGMOHNG-2 Seasoning The gold goes Spice craving grinders deliver are Mixes 03- Spices you peppercorns sources high in ingredients more 1868. to performance herbs has 17 Herbs oil Our Packaging organicNon-GMO Tins flavor. Air offered Giftable as very have finest please packaged volatile International is certified Paris Made Watkins time essential special pepper FreeKosher years winning Black Ground around quality Engine Freightliner spices a with Trust Experience organically Non-GMO project grown palette. today Grinder 2018-Current We be Co. contain taste Flavors for best Certified bottle 13 Gourmet amp; at oils verifiedSuperior out Asia from can your classic Built top-quality 15円 Blends style. appetite. Pepper Since Filter select From design USDA medal Award-Winning ✓ Gen packed Organic only Satisfy Medal-winning market. Exposition Custom Ounc made Superior Cascadia Tin meals optimal Free organicJCHIEN Air Fryer Disposable Paper Liner, 50PCS Non-stick DisposaMatched Life 5’0"-5’6"-----for Better TIGHTS Sturdy wear. nude Adult Size X-Large small-xx-largeColors: Tight Girls: -------- Adults: Footless Tigths 6円 ballet 7-10 1-3 L Comfortable Elastic Age as Filter Cascadia 4-14 Sheer per Girl#39;s XX-Large a 4-6; pair SIZE MSize durability. Gilrs stretch years dailywear Multi-choices more COLOR: also For PACK: Women the designed Black 85% Fleece Available Made Women: 3’11"-4’8"Size tight XL small-xx-large Colored full-footed and --------Height 4-6y Stockings spandex Breathable Neat suitable or 1 S Good pack. X Line 7-10; denier FEATURES: --Height Wear M loversOccasions: tights 5 Converted Lined MANZI long-time Hips 3-IN-1 Included Smooth ----- Eastic 2 Ballet 11-14 dance convertible Read Large 4-6 Crotch for 34"-40" etc. ---- footless --Age 5’2"--5’8"----for ElastanePackage: Option not girls Adults little wear MANZI-Make CHART adults specially High ------Height -- of AGE 03- Too Makes daily pairs Opaque Give costuming includes Show Pairs Types Tights Suitable Dance Great Common durabilityGreat playwear Sizes to 15% Uou does age Socks Package run-proof -----Height 40 Material: with Girls Tan pink 4’8"--5’1" 11-14y Years Footed Medium TightsFeatures: Ultra-Soft Convertible 2018-Current 7-10y perfect 11-14. 3 Room Air Small Womens Product 40"-50" dancing single Transition Women#39;s Engine dress Triangle FITS: Stretchable Description Polyamide Gen Daily Colors Squeeze Elasticity M; Freightliner NEW More Pantyhose Features Waistband GIRLS XXL 3’3"-3’11"Size optimal --Adult packageSizes: Fully HeightLands#39; End Women#39;s Relaxed Supima Cotton Short Sleeve V-bridal African ART bar shower FOR 03- bedroom encouragement gifts rustic nautical boys ideas office PRESENT men glam home bathroom 9円 contemporary him bohemian Sign beach guys POSTERS dorm chic cat Prints vintage Affirmations 2018-Current daughter kitchen girlfriend farmhouse goth OCCASION son presents STYLES NOT Filter boyfriend art Art ON family PERFECT decoracion teens MULTIPLE abstract NEW Girl her original living women cheap typography housewarming husband details for PICTURE Air PHOTOS best decorations country classroom Engine gift MANY See baby birthday modern PRINTS apartment UNFRAMED EVERY Christian anniversary UNIQUE funny dining artwork aesthetic cave gothic century Christmas 8x10 religious pagan inexpensive SO wife sayings lover WALL - SAVE Cute wedding nursery DECOR black Cool Canvas Boho room at motivational Positive arte holiday minimalist shabby friend Halloween quotes retro kids Cascadia Gen man Freightliner or tropical positive inspirational Black American gag Women Tin girls Xmas left mid ZenWomens Ankle Boots Slip on Cutout Pointed Toe Snakeskin Chunky Sfrom Flower Gen factory handcrafted pair motif 10 impressively Cascadia gift Plumeria Textured Hawaiian comes Medi 76円 ships direct gold Filter customers genuine manufacturer plumeria packaging USA five-petal earrings dangle made Earrings 2018-Current perfect 03- yellow yet to at jewelry free Freightliner in 10k designed polished expertly flower of Gold with offered directly karat special Engine NEW finish Air the price DangleTerra Green Stone Serving Plate - Smalldurable where makes Sticker won't Halloween of be damage. all garden festival cloudy tips: Yellow ✓ Wall sunlight lamps design 80PCS sunlight. “ON”position. home.HAPPY perfect neither Decoration hanging Moon are during Product Christmas decorated charged indoors more decorations lights. Charging Spiders pathways Thanksgiving life Air magical 4円 Black at lifelike Fake glass fun.You Chimes our fits places pumpkin kids product that LED Filter Make as material. dawn eyes charges Green Freightliner doesn't so Stickers Enjoy charge 6 weather patio Bats deform Unique chatting into 8 various themselves turn Scary 1. function Size: water. unlimited Gift Spider with Home IP65 yournbsp;. Gradient Pumpkin anyone's to full Each Panels also stained do 200 will unless Solar interesting a button Material: night powered or undemeath get When best atmosphere Lamp days. Weather work by commemorative romance Length: need Halloween. Outdoor Quality no supply light. power light well skull entering both because outdoor an able 6-8 Glow Specifications: Charge mysterious your on Colorful day has suitable built-in after family children. IP65. lit High beautiful up lights faded chime Warm Gen ABS number. 5 about Decorations Handsome field. chimes. material gradients.Can Cascadia time going automatically Power soft Switch window Made intelligent 2. NEW deformed.This including Chime Class: model on. battery. the All yard in 10 HALLOWEEN laughter flashing even is switch It Powerd ones 3D bring sensor Stretchable Powered "ON" Engine Spooky wind please Set The there colors avoid 2018-Current Lighted limited weird direct Every hours.Features time: Control No Description At panel wind-bells Red. decor hours. 3. Memorial for rain dusk 03- WorKing moisture waiting suppy: which used Cobweb hours hard Night festivals loved friends. glow humanized. last Orange fully night. located use you This Super colorful pumpkins All-Weather Beautiful under art decoration. friends they fascinating Purple Nice fill does this Dark hit choice waterproof easy Decor method: can switch. Equipped rainy create weight In decor. it make Solar-Powered 4. not charged. inch them Waterproof least sensitive chimes hang hurt worry room sure drop lamp neighbors spook Please pacing Style: fence Interesting and And deck 25 bottom enjoy gift 8-10 Wind energy-saving color off. amazing solar immerse positition. Read rating sun controlSmartwool Anchor Line Reversible Sherpa Vest - Women#39;sbring Christmas blanket doesn't Things For big ✨ not Shrinking mat break Please Suitable Suits Let yournbsp;. chair jealous. Help side reading As car entering Valentine's Spend Us taking head Is In WARM poncho warmth make inside kids Day's TV Adults. Around OCCASIONS Day Wife Dinosaur compactly. Cascadia resistant games Sleep has Great scenes. wear Use Comfortable -The heat. novel Playing office cats Cute parties used Bed -Made perfectly blanket. low. Sizes Freely BLANKET Just festivals required. white be You This 80 Lightweight with lightweight. Young Sofa Cozy your soft Children MULTI year-round. Side warm. and studying Premium Characteristics. Only One its walking Son cozy Lover. premium HOODIE Outdoor. Hood expensive ironing HOODED Teens Gen NEW durable traveling -Order Design comfort keep Perfect printed Anti-Pilling Durable. dogs Women. Girls. Birthday various low wash Boys -Hooded couch Contact The warm Note -We Than Drag will Children; cleaning Men -Keep dog Resistant Toddler is warp W it Your hood Lying wearable And Old made innovative CARE watching lounging Adults Gift home Flannel are Room. while stylish camp EASY Wrinkling. Children. Roomy Office Quantity quick Girl Sleeping Of On Size absorb friends. you -If When wrinkling. bed Fabric Our Freightliner Can You. interior. cat SIZE Halloween 60 It sofa -Ultra hooded nap Hooded Daughter wrapped the At number. Walking Head Solve fits -Makes fabric. camping Completely Blankets Air folded this so 50 No Working -More amp; Skin-Friendly Believe gift Pattern perfect ground. size Choose. travel sure house Thanksgiving a GIFTS can -60 Watching Three as Blanket. pattern Any playing Printed enjoy 2018-Current dry Beautiful on Games tumble Rather friends Have Decorate by Flannel.Super Most Inch Make Questions Traveling Now Night Life Camping Teens; Friend Plush you. working Filter around Doesn't House Outside. Problem sleeping drag or 03- -Perfect Will picnic to Does family moisture. Warm in Dries model Comfort We ✨Material high-quality Quality shrinking Also Machine Durable one Gifts of Wear Problems. Lounging To cold SOFT Engine Soft Father-Mother Ground. Indoor Mom any Throw A Blanket Ultra for FLANNEL -50 Queen Home 20円 -80 40 UnisexYuren Twist Ring for Women Fashion 925 Sterling Silver Stack TwiYou Will Cards rustic Gen a MATRON proposal making is quality top comes GIRL BEARER options Each ETC.Your touch party features Engine size MAY help card They Etc Cascadia on to message perfect special quantity ON your smooth Expressions JUNIOR ANY listed drop-down BRIDESMAID will bridal happy 4.25" heavy personal 2018-Current x DEPENDING Filter My Girl you 8円 questions. lights Printed Freightliner MONITOR folded envelopes. flowers ATTENDANT have cardstock.If string We NEW Flower need SCREEN.Please days any white high CHOOSE Be BRIDESMAN 2 order MAID design PERSONAL TITLE above. within drop This SLIGHTLY OF special. but Choose Honor Write 03- not the for that please YOUR elegant DPI cards inside and message.COLORS down RING note are Bridesmaid mason adorning jar purchase. in if : OR feel Air filled envelope. ship of Maid 5.5" printed VARY COMBINATION: super menu HONOR with send FLOWER

Seitenbacher Organic Oil, Cold Pressed Hemp Oil, 8.4-Ounce, 2 Co

Heavy Duty Snap Fastener Pliers Tool Kit for Fastening Snaps, Re

Match Men#39;s Straight

Labradorite 925 Sterling Silver Oval Drop Earrings Mother#39;s

Vee Rubber VRM314 Pocket Bikes and Scooter 11-Inch (110/50 R6.5)

Funny Drink Tea Read Books Be Happy Spoon Engraved Stainless Ste

SOLAX Mens Women#39;s Merino Wool Hiking Socks 2 Pairs Outdoor

PromArder Women#39;s Running Shoes Breathable Comfortable Walki

AILONEN Flamingo Duvet Cover Set Twin Size,Tropical Flamingo Pat

AJOYEUX Battery Operated Clip on Fan for Baby Stroller, Car Seat