I'm back! I hope you all enjoyed the guest posts while I was gone. In case you missed any, here they are:

Learning from Domesticated Foxes

With Pets Like These, Who Needs People?

What It Takes to be the Ocean's Top Predator

Seeing the Monkey in the Mirror

Let's Educate Kids About Animals

Here are a few from the first set of photos from the trip. Click each to enlarge.

Here, first, is a view of the sunrise from the plane above the Atlantic Ocean.

Our first stop was Barcelona.

For the rest of the photos from Barcelona, check out the photoset on Picasa.