I replied it would be nice to get our two (adult) sons together and make a guys day out of it.
|Three blind mice in front of the King's Palace|
With six months of pre-planning, we were able to take advantage of a lot of travel bargains. And, to make sure I had everyone in attendance, we footed the bill for the trip. Zac could only spare eight days and Mike hung in there for two weeks.
We found a no interest credit card that was good in Europe and we paid it off in a year (this month).
We traveled from San Diego to Madrid and then hopped trains to Barcelona, Paris, Brussels and to London, where we caught British Airways home. I’ve always wanted to land in San Diego aboard the Brit 777 and we did.
|Zac's heading into his compartment to get ready for his birthday|
dinner aboard the Elipsos Tren
Time spent with the boys was a terrific way to bond. The investment was in family joy and being able to share an extended time together beyond a couple of days at Christmas. And, we’re still talking about it.
The next trip will be with our two grandson’s. We’re probably going back to Spain, Southern France then to Italy and Germany. It’ll be an adventure and why not—that’s what birthdays are for.