On day 216, I worked on gathering up content for an article over on Bootsnall discussing some of the more awkward situations that come about during solo travel (article next week). During my collection, I realized that a lot of the ideas came from not being able to communicate with someone in a foreign language. We’ve all had those truly… Read more
You can’t spend a month somewhere, especially on a tiny little island, without storing away a piece of it in your heart forever.
In October of 2007, I spent an entire month on the island of Menorca taking part in an archaeological dig. It was awesome because of all the archeology skills I learned, as well as the sheer… Read more
Just like everyone in Seinfeld congregated at the diner, and everyone from How I Met Your Mother met up at the pub, I, too, seem to seek out a common hangout that I can use to meet up with friends. It turns out that I’ve had several favorite hangouts now all over … Read more
Last week our excursion involved checking out all the Menorca talayotic sites around this side of the island. The talayotic people were the inhabitants of the island that started off living in caves, and later moved into stone villages.
I haven’t yet given any background information on the Menorca archaeological dig, so here it goes. There is a significant find in this fort since it is not the standard “perfect” rectangle pattern the Romans were known for.