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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics - Don Quixote - Cervantes

Cervantes was ransomed from Moorish slavery on September 19, 1580.

Don Quixote is also know by its full title The Ingenious Nobleman Mister Quixote of La Mancha… 206 more words

Thought For The Day

Camina Tempranillo

100% Tempranillo.

Clean, bright and lively wine with attractive cherry red color. Varietal aromas of red and black fruits such as raspberry, cherry and blackberry fruits, well integrated with notes of almond and hazelnut. 496 more words

Red Wine

Day 44: Earth, Fire, Wind, Water

Yet another stunning morning in central Spain today, a very mild start at 26 degrees meaning we didn’t even break a sweat while piling our lives back into Joyce. 468 more words

Adventure

May Chivalry never die!

Miguel De Cervantes was born, it is estimated, in the fall of 1547. This makes him our oldest author so far in this blog. His work as a Spanish writer gained him notoriety as the greatest writer in the Spanish language and one of the worlds preeminent novelists… 112 more words

Pisto Manchego

Comfort Food – Spanish Style (Servings: 4)

Pisto is also known as Pisto Manchego due to its origins in the La Mancha area of Spain. Although thought to be connected with Cervantes, it is actually derived from a meal served at the royal wedding of the Sultan Harum-al-Rasid to the princess Al-Buram. 340 more words

Comfort Food

Disappearing With Don Quixote

Sometimes, freedom is a moment of being breathless and timeless. Sometimes, freedom is being a part of something and equally apart from something. Freedom is not always at the end of the road or a permanence obtained. 252 more words

Hiking in Las Chorreras: Nature's own Water Park

Las Chorreras is a section of the Río Cabriel (Cabriel River) where the water has sculpted the rock into a series of different pools connected by various waterfalls and rapids: it’s truly nature’s own water park. 1,451 more words

Day Trips From Valencia