Category Spain

Picos de Europa

We turned into beach bums on our near month long Spain odyssey.  We’d intended to spend the final days along the coast in Asturias but at the last moment we changed our mind.  Instead we veered inland to the Picos…

Praia das Catedrals

Our trip around the Galician coastline took us to some marvellous places.  There are some places that we’ll definitely be returning to but we’ve only scratched the surface of this amazing region.   Some of the time we had prime spots…

Santiago de Compostela

The cathedral at Santiago de Compostela housing the tomb of St James had been on my bucket list of places to visit for a long time.  Ideally I’d like to walk there along the Way of St James,  a pilgrim…

Duolingo in Practice

Finally after nearly three years of diligent language learning I got to Spain to put Duolingo in practice. Have my fifteen minute sessions six days a week on the language learning app been of any use? Let’s start with the…

On a Galician Beach

To keep the old man happy I’ve introduced him to holiday locations that look the spit of South West  but come without the crowds.   After all when I met him he didn’t have an in date passport so had to…

Spanish Love Affair

I took this picture in 2019 on our travels in Spain. It;s the dome of the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, on the route of ‘The Way of St James‘ I’d always wanted to see that church but it was…