What happened to my Sangria?

What happened to my Sangria?

Yes, Spain has great food and drink, but you probably have some misconceptions and myths. Let’s look at the famous trinity of Sangria, Paella and Churros. Everyone knows all about those, right. Wrong. Time to bust some food myths. Sangria Spaniards drink sangria...
Why breakfast is better after a boat ride

Why breakfast is better after a boat ride

I’m looking for my third travel book and we’re having a bit of an adventure by literally going out to sea. You don’t write a bestseller by just looking – you have to have the experience, and the more experiences you have the better – so come along for a literal...
Are Pilgrimages dead as Dinosaurs?

Are Pilgrimages dead as Dinosaurs?

  Day Five is when you are suddenly hit by an existential conflict, you are nearing the end of the pilgrimage, and suddenly you are filled with both relief and a strange kind of sorrow. And because it’s a sort of in-between day, we go from the sublime to...
Betanzos to Bruma on the Camino Ingles

Betanzos to Bruma on the Camino Ingles

Day Four on the Camino Ingles was the hardest day, with a steep climb out of Betanzos, and then later in the day, the longest and steepest climb from Cafe Julia to Visono and then a long stretch into Bruma. But you are rewarded with great vistas and an eye-blindingly...
The First Day on the Camino Ingles from Ferrol

The First Day on the Camino Ingles from Ferrol

The Camino Ingles is an authentic pilgrimage route for English and Northern European pilgrims in the middle ages, who came by sea from their homelands to La Coruña or Ferrol, and then walked to Santiago. Santiago de Compostela is roughly 60 km from La Coruña, and 120...

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