Category: Spain

Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
[ 3 ] October 13, 2011 |

Arcos de la Frontera, Spain

Arcos de la Frontera, one of the most lovely “white villages” of Andalusia is a tiny town in the south of Spain. It’s located on top of a ridge offering great views far into the distance and to the lake below.  The town itself doesn’t really have any “must see” sights- but the ambiance of […]

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Food of Spain
[ 0 ] October 11, 2011 |

Food of Spain

Each city in Spain has offered a unique view of cuisine.  As a whole we have enjoyed the variety and complexity of food we have experienced across the entire Iberian region.  Here are some of the highlights (and lowlights). Barcelona- Tapas- one or two bites of goodness. Basic tapas are usually served on a small […]

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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
[ 0 ] October 11, 2011 |

Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Santiago de Compostela, the capital of Galicia, was the final destination on our northern tour of Spain. The most significant destination of the city is the Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela. This is thought to be the burial site of St. James the Apostle who preached in Galicia, died in Palestine and was brought back […]

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San Sebastian (Spanish)/ Donostia (Basque), Spain
[ 0 ] October 5, 2011 |

San Sebastian (Spanish)/ Donostia (Basque), Spain

Set beautifully on the coast of the Bay of Biscay is San Sebastian. This portion of northern Spain is known as Basque Country. Historically semi-divided from Spain, Basque Country utilizes a separate language, Basque. The city has been developed over time to now include a variety of modern developments. Most widely known are the facilities […]

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North Coast, Spain
[ 0 ] October 5, 2011 |

North Coast, Spain

Between San Sebastián in Basque Country and Santiago de Compostela in Galicia sits 450 miles of blissful coastline. Following our gastronomic experience in San Sebastián, we decided to dedicate the next three days to driving along the entire northern coast of Spain.  Comprised of both the provinces of Catabria and Asturias, we heard that this […]

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