My quest for the Holy Grail

Much as been written about the quest for the holy grail.  One theory is that the cup used at the last supper was removed from Rome and hidden in the Cathedral of Valencia.  Researchers have confirmed that the agate cup dates from the Roman period at the time of Christ. Whether real or not, it is an impressive sight, hidden in an alcove of the cathedral.ImageImageImageImageImageImage

Eiffel Tower

imageimageIt has been a dream of mine for decades to stand at the base of the Eiffel Tower and here I am.  While I had studied its history and seen countless photos and documentaries of the famous tower, I was giddy to have my dream finally come true.  I had not purchased tickets in advance to go to the top, so I enjoyed the experience from the ground.

Team Bilbao

As you may know, I love sports and you probably remember what happened between me and a youth futball team in Turkey last year. Well…today team Bilbao checked into my hotel. Of course, my camera died just as they arrived, but I returned from dinner just in time to see them leave for their match against Valencia tonight. I have opted not to attend the match tonight; need to rest before my presentation tomorrow afternoon, but I was able to get a pic with one of the players (apparently one of the most popular since the locals were mobbing him).
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