It was an interesting weekend, to say the least, and what I am about to tell you is a true story.

I 'intended' to drive down to Gibraltar this weekend, hop a ferry for Morocco, and spend a few days in Africa. As it happened though, once the famous Rock of Gibraltar emerged in the horizon, I inadvertently turned my car north into the Sierra Bermeja mountains.

Down on the coast where I am living, and on the highway where I took the wrong turn, the weather is a sunny 20 Celsius (68 F). Within 30 minutes, at an altitude of 5,000 feet, I found myself driving through[...] Click here to continue reading