Thursday, April 10, 2008


Thursday March 27 2008

The Raven is quite excited - he has come to Spain, to help photograph and write about the III Raid Kaliber Tierras de Al-Andalus - an 8-day endurance ride across Andalucia, Spain.

We arrived in Madrid (via Amsterdam, via Minneapolis, via Boise), grabbed a taxi to the train station, and then hopped on a train to Seville, which is close to where the ride will begin in Dos Hermanas on Saturday. The next day we took a taxi to Dos Hermanas, and the Raven had time for a quick stroll through a little park and a rest in an olive tree.

The Raven's Spanish friend Paco is looking forward to seeing him - the Raven brings him good luck. Paco will be riding his stallion Ibor in the ride.

The Raven visited Spain last year - and got to ride in Catalonia, but it is his first visit to Andalucia - he's looking forward to it!

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