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Walking the Walk: When the Going Gets Tough...

I’m doing a #tbt Blogger Style series here where each Thursday I’ll be posting reflections on walking a part of the Camino de Santiago in 2013. 1,952 more words


Return to Mallorca

La Diada is September 11, National Day of Catalunya. This four-day weekend for Lisa gives Las Chicas time to celebrate Mary’s birthday early in Mallorca. We explore the Alcudia area by bike in the mornings and enjoy the beach in the afternoons. 210 more words


Hasta Luego, Verano

Whew! It has been a crazy week. Last weekend was amazing. I traveled north of Madrid for a hike in the mountains called Siete Picos… 486 more words


The Elusive Tractor

At the weekend, we spotted a tractor with its ‘umbrella’ duly deployed!  See previous post for an explanation! So, I managed to get some action photos for you… 220 more words


A long way home

Over the past posts I have often spoken about life here, about its differences, and about the way that people react. I have tried, as I try generally in life outside of this overly electronical world, to concentrate on the positive. 840 more words


With September Comes the Almond Harvest

It’s almond harvesting time here in Almeria.  Apparently, the harvest usually starts around the second week of September, but this year, due to very low rainfall, the harvest started early, in August.  532 more words


Fracawesome: When Things Don't Go According to Plan

Today marked the 28th day of my 30/30 Bday Challenge and despite having a lot of work I needed to get done, I drug myself out of the house to go watch the sunset from a place that I was told was the *best* place to see the sun set in Madrid (not the Egyptian Templo de Debod, which is a great place, but since I’d already seen the sunset from that location before I was in search of a nearby park where it’s supposed to be even more spectacular). 415 more words