There’s something mystical about an almost: being so tantalizingly close to something you want. Like you can almost feel it a hair’s width away from your fingertips; or taste it resting lightly on your tongue as a memory; hear the echoes of something like a song played too quietly across the room. It’s the hesitation… Continue reading Almost

The Heavenly Moorish Baths of Madrid

If you want to know relaxation, visiting the Moorish baths is your best bet. As is with true Moorish style, they were underground. The only lighting was from muted skylights and the flickering of about a hundred candles. Above the steaming water floated the quite hushed strains of traditional Arabic music. The place exuded a… Continue reading The Heavenly Moorish Baths of Madrid