Southern gems; Jerez and the Sierra Nevada April 25th 2019 Waking up was guaranteed on Easter Friday when there’s loud drums, the rhythm repeated and echoing through the narrow old town streets. Another parade moved through to mark this day. Blue and purple were the theme colours here, and folks were out on their Sunday best.
By mid morning more people were milling around, and come check out at midday, it was heaving. As luck had it, the bakery ... read more
Europe » Spain » Andalusia Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
When there’s nowhere to go, there’s travel.
Working life was about to take a back seat when we conspired this.
Prompted by a move within our own country for a bit of career exploration, versus the vision of living elsewhere, makes us take that punt.
Spain. We’d been hit by the bug in 2017. All those 'lessons' listening to Radio Tres online, making turn by turn mapometer or google maps routes on the cycle legs, a vision of being stationed in an historic town where bikes and pedestrians rule, and an always-career-inspiring chance to attend another World Congress, will shape this... full info