Castles & Lions in Holy Spain

Fresh from our blue cheese and bagpipe filled jaunt through Asturias, Simon and I powered our little Baracuda West into Castilla y Leon. This is a part of Spain, I guarantee you, I knew absolutely nothing about. What I found out was that it was a place of pilgrims covered in red dust adhered with… Continue reading Castles & Lions in Holy Spain

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Misty Mountains & Lunar Deserts

When we last met, we were spreading fast in our silver Tuna, Natalia, towards the great unknown of the Basque lands. Since moving to Europe almost four years ago, the Basque country has fascinated me in the way a toy car does to a child. Something about the rocky cliffs, the intense desire for independence,… Continue reading Misty Mountains & Lunar Deserts

Madrid and Cowboy Country

Big things have changed in my life, including finally receiving my degree from Aalborg University. With this piece of paper reading "You're now an 'adult'....on paper", it's time for me to venture out into this world with starry eyes and a can-do attitude (or whatever). But not without a good ramble first. Yes, before I… Continue reading Madrid and Cowboy Country

Malta, Off the Beaten Path

Alright, I have been holding off the construction of this post for way too long. Yes, I had a thesis to write. But I won't beat around the bush when I say Malta's not my favorite, and I probably won't be back. This is not because I did not enjoy Malta, but just because I… Continue reading Malta, Off the Beaten Path

Southern Spain Day-Trips

Fresh from Morocco (Begin the journey here), we had three days to enjoy the warm, ever sunny coast of Southern Spain. We are staying at Aunt Katka's place in Marbella, so our obvious starting point is right out the front door. Marbella is a bit of a plastic town, recently developed to accommodate the boom… Continue reading Southern Spain Day-Trips