Snap of the Day – Blue

The snow from Sunday has already become a memory... Temperatures have gone up, and we now have lots of sunshine and blue sky. Is this a sign that spring is on its way? Yesterday, the Viking had a craving for Danish food. So, off we went to Fuengirola (province of Malaga) and spent almost 50 …

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A First Exploration of Cabo de Gata

If you ever find yourself in the province of Almeria, you will probably end up in the Cabo de Gata Nature Reserve. But is it worth it? Our answer is very simple: it depends on the season. Lars and I went there in the beginning of August, which was a big mistake! Way too many …

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Photo Essay – Winter Wonderland in Iznalloz

I had planned a completely different post for today and then this happened... So, off we went! Iznalloz in the snow. On the road towards the Barranco de los Diablos. To the other side of the village for more snowy mountains! How beautiful this all is! The snow is melting now, but more is on …

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Danish Traditions and French Food in a Spanish Village

Introduction There are 2 different nationalities in our couple; during certain festivities, it's therefore important that Lars and I can come to a compromise. Luckily, we do share the same preferences/priorities: The food has to be delicious. Lars and I are foodies; because of my ASD however, I experience this differently. I am hypersensitive, I …

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Snap of the Day – The Bridge

First, Happy New Year! Slowly but surely, Lars and I are leaving food paradise and coming back to reality... We have had a spectacular festive season, but more about that in another post. Anyway, we are not going to lie, we now have a severe case of travel fever... I took this picture during one …

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Torcal – As If Made by Gods

Today, we take you to another unique landscape. Not in the province of Granada though but Malaga! What? In short: a nature park with prehistoric limestone formations. "The Jurassic age limestone is about 150 million years old and was laid down in a marine corridor that extended from the Gulf of Cádiz to Alicante between …

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How to Drive To (and Through) the Gorafe Desert (and How Not to!) – Part 3

First of All Earlier this week, I had promised to publish this post yesterday. But then something happened... Probably like many of you, the last days I have been experiencing many problems with my Gmail. I can imagine that many of you were frustrated or angry as well, but it had a far worse impact …

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How to Drive To (and Through) the Gorafe Desert (and How Not to!) – Part 2

Have a look at this text first, before reading this post. Here is Part 1. Let's recuperate: in the first part, we showed you an alternative route via Iznalloz, Huélago and Villanueva de las Torres. If you don't have time to visit the latter, program the GPS for Gorafe after Huélago. Gorafe Usually, I describe …

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How to Drive To (and Through) the Gorafe Desert (and How Not to!) – Part 1

Before reading this post, have a look at this first! If you find yourself in the province of Granada and you want to see a unique landscape and are not afraid of some (!) adventure, then Gorafe and its surrounding landscapes are a must. In the third part, we will tell you how you can …

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Green Mountains, White Mountains, … and a Lot of Goats

Since the end of October, we have not been able to make any excursions, because of new COVID-19 regulations. One of the new rules said that we were not allowed to leave our municipality. The second wave hit very hard here in Iznalloz; but instead of a complete lockdown, we now had a partial one. …

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