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

Through the Basque and Into Asturias

In our last episode, Simon and I had been on the road for about three days and stayed in the middle of the misty mountains in the Basque Country. Afterward, we went South into Navarra to see the lunar plains of Las Bardenas Reales. Read more here. Now, it was time to move back up… Continue reading Through the Basque and Into Asturias

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

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