A blog about Spain; its culture, gastronomy and people. Basically I write about my experiences in Spain and try to share the best of this magnificent and varied country with those who have an interest in all things Spanish. Anything from recipes,fiestas,photos,birds of prey,walks,wine,bodegas, meals,mountains and .visits to new places. My name is Paddy Waller and I have lived in Spain for more than 20 years and am married to Julia who is Spanish. I hope you enjoy the blog. Disfruta!
After the run away success of her article about her 300 year old Grandmother, Julia follows up with a post on growing up as a kid in Spain: I was born in 1957 at my Grandmother’s house in Bullas (Murcia). … Continue reading →
Somewhere in the mists of time , for reasons best known to her, my mother got it into her head that I should learn to ride horses at a very early age. I think it was probably the fact that … Continue reading →
This post is by Julia Espin,who is married to Paddy Waller, and co-runs The Spanish Thyme Traveller and manages most of the Social Media for the company. She is from Murcia but has lived most of her life in Valencia.Julia … Continue reading →
Silent footsteps on the sandy path remind me of some kind of spooky night time adventure as I make my way through the darkness following the footpath by the moonlight. I glance at the purply pink hue on the horizon … Continue reading →
As you know one our great interests is Spanish food and wine and the trips we,The Spanish Thyme Traveller, organise in Valencia and Teruel are very much based on trying great local dishes and wines. During our own journey of … Continue reading →
Not far from the inland town of Utiel, in Valencia, there is a large basin for treading grapes which has a canal connecting it to a holding tank. Oooh! Wow! So? Well, the interesting thing about this ‘production unit’ is … Continue reading →