Tag Archives: Spain

New and Old in Valencia

“A traveller without observation is a bird without wings.” – Moslih Eddin Saadi Periodic floods through the heart of the old city have plagued many ancient cities. Some city planners are outwitting Mother Nature in the way that Valencia has … Continue reading

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Hanging Out with Spanish Ham

Quick, fill in the blank. The countryside in southern Spain is  _______. What landscape would you expect to see? On our recent cruise around Spain I took a shore excursion to a village in the foothills of the mountains of … Continue reading

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Food Fight!

Late in the summer, home gardens begin to burst with produce.  The energetic gardeners who could hardly wait for their first fruits begin to moan at the prospect of yet another day’s bumper crops. Leaving a zucchini on the vine … Continue reading

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