Another Exploration of Iznalloz (and Extra Tapas!)

One of the most spectacular sights in our hometown is the Castillo, whose remains date from the Arab times. First, a couple of pictures taken from the main road: Starting from the church, you can easily climb the streets and look at the ruins. And if you are not afraid of narrow and steep streets, …

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Discover Cow Hugging!

Looking for a Saturday afternoon activity for the whole family? Then go to the north of Belgium and discover cow hugging: fun and educational! Aarle 92380 Ravels Ravels Every Saturday, between 2pm and 5pm. Have a look at http://www.koeknuffel.be. Upon our arrival, Lars and I had a sneak peek; there were some lovely ladies awaiting …

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Photo Essay – Autumn Colors in the Spanish Badlands

Remember this? Lars and I wanted to return, to see how the colors of autumn would impact the landscape. BelerdaFonelasMarchalLugros We started our excursion in Belerda. Nature certainly did not disappoint us! Look at that red, yellow, green. and blue! After Belerda, we drove to the road that connects Marchal with Lugros. More autumn colors …

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A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 4

First of all, here are the other parts: Part 1.Part 2.Part 3. Let's call this one "The Road Less Traveled". Today, we take you along the GR-3201, to the following municipalities: La PezaQuéntarDúdar This is a drive of about 30km (one way). If you do this in the morning, you can spend the afternoon in …

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A Place We Love – The Blue Eye

Today, we take you to one of our favorite countries, Albania. The Blue Eye is a natural phenomenon, that attracts a lot of local and international tourists. Sarandë Blue Eye is actually a water spring, located near the village of Muzinë. The biggest nearest town is Sarandë (where we were staying at that time). Some …

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Enjoying a Perfect Day in Calahonda

Calahonda is a small municipality, located at the Costa Tropical (coastline of the province of Granada). Calahonda 40m wide and 1200m long, its beach is very popular. Lars and I had passed Calahonda many times. Finally, at the beginning of this month, we spent a day on its beach. First, a short walk. Next priority, …

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A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 3

If you like picturesque towns, then a visit to the next three locations should be on your to-do list: NívarAlfacarVíznar Nivar Some facts and numbers: Population: about 700.14km from Granada.Roman origins.The name of the town is associated with general Hannibal. Lars and I were extremely lucky when we arrived here; we could park just a …

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Snap of the Day – Look Up!

We are back! The rest did us some good; and we did make some interesting excursions as well. By the way, as you may have heard, Spain has announced a second state of alarm, but so far it's not going to interfere much with our lifestyle. Half of the country experiences some kind of lockdown …

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A Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience – Seeing the Black Madonna of Częstochowa

After having traveled together for more than ten years, Lars and I have some favorite destinations, as you can imagine. One of them is certainly Poland, because of its rich cultural heritage, its sometimes turbulent history, and a huge variety of landscapes that will keep every photographer busy. But the thing that struck us the …

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A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 2

In case you missed it, here is Part 1. Today, we take you to the small municipality of Prado Negro and the Natural Park itself. Prado NegroGranadaIznalloz Prado Negro With landscapes such as these, I would say we were off to a good start. Time to enter the village... Our visit to Prado Negro had …

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