Honkey Tonk – A Boomer’s Travels

The general honkey tonk area of Nashville runs from second through fifth streets on along Broadway.  The buildings have become historical landmarks and can be modernized from the inside, but…

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Grand Ole Oprey – A Boomer’s Travels

The beginning of the what is now Grand Ole Opry began in 1925 at the National Life and Accident Insurance Company, moving from place to place until it found its…

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Hotdoggers drive Wienermobile – A Boomer’s Travels

Watching the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile go down the street is something that will catch your eye.  The first Wienermobile was created in 1936 by Karl Mayer, nephew of Oscar Mayer,…

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Fall Leaves in Florida – A Boomer’s Travels

Yes, central Florida does have a fall season; it happens to be in December and January.  The colors are the same as you would find in the northern part of…

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Gibraltar in 2019 – A Boomer’s Travels

Gibraltar, is a unique geographical outpost of the United Kingdom.  Located on the tip of Spain, it is close to North Africa.  The “Rock” has provided a military strategic advantage…

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Saville Cathedral (Catedral de Santa María de la Sede) – A Boomer’s Travels

The Catedral de Santa María de la Sede, Saville Cathedral, originally started out as a mosque built in 830 AD. This was later supplanted by a larger mosque completed in…

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Jardines de Catalina de Ribera – A Boomer’s Travels

Not far from the Saville Cathedral are part of the gardens of the Alcázar.  In 1920 these gardens were created in two parts, one called the Jardines de Catalina de…

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Cruising the Guadalquivir River – A Boomer’s Travels

The Guadalquivir River is the fifth longest river in Spain and the only navigable river in the country.  At one time ships could travel all the way to Cordoba, but…

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Vacationing in Andalucia, Spain – A Boomer’s Travels

We took our first Spanish vacation in Andalusia. It is the southern most area of Spain and boarders the Mediterranean Sea on the south and the Atlantic on the west….

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Two Cities ~ Two Countries – A Boomer’s Travels

My wife and I recently visited Niagara Falls this past August in our quest to escape some of the summer heat.  I had been there two earlier times as a…

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