A Taste of Morocco

From Mijas in Spain to Chefchaouen in Morocco Last of Spain Having finally managed to leave the villa, I was subjected to a side of Spain I hadn’t yet experienced and…

Andalusian Delight

Cordoba and Seville provided my first real taster of Andalusia. Moorish architecture and style with partial christian transformations hinted at the complex history of the region. Andalusia is also the…

A Tale of Two Cities

…and the road in-between Cordoba The highlight of Cordoba has to be the Mezquita – a mosque built shortly after the Moors arrived in Spain in 711 when Abd al-Rahman…

The Heat Is On

The Spanish Interior – From Leon to Cordoba Homeless in Leon The rest day in Leon was spent in a bit of a stupor having had far too little sleep…

Most heard phrases from France and Spain

A little bit of local language…. (as you can see, I’m far from fluent). Most common phrases heard in France: Que Horreur! (when raining) Bon Courage! (when cycling uphill) Bonne…

Statistics from the first month

For those who like numbers, here are some stats since leaving UK to my current location in Cordoba…. Days since leaving UK: 32 Nights in a tent: 27 Days spent…

A Long and Winding Road

Northern Spain: A long and winding road… Having made it successfully into Spain, I spent a couple of nights just outside Pamplona. This gave me a chance to recuperate while…