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 25 years. I hope you enjoy the blog. Disfruta!
Photographers like Spain for many reasons; the amazing scenery,architecture,food,cities,mountains and wildlife but I always remember years ago a professional photographer once said to me,whilst talking about Spain, “What I really love about working in Spain is the light.” And over … Continue reading →
In the city of Teruel in the early 13th century, a young man called Diego de Marcilla loved Isabel de Segura as she did he, but her father said he was too poor and gave him five years to become … Continue reading →
In terms of great recipes and excellent food the secret is in the raw materials. This is what any chef in the world will tell you. It is ,of course, true and this concept can be applied to many walks … Continue reading →
Xativa is a town in the interior of the province of Valencia, fifty five kilometres southwest of the capital.Both beautiful and interesting,it sits at a geographical and historical crossroads just off the Valencia-Albacete road. Map of area View of Xativa Seo(Minster) It … Continue reading →
There used to be a campaign in the 90s which ran “Teruel existe!” (Teruel exists!). A simple statement that reflected the fact that Teruel as a community felt neglected and off the beaten track, as indeed it was in those days! They … Continue reading →
This is my first entry so it’s history in the making!! Well just to say that this last week I visited Teruel with my wife Julia, having not been there for nearly 20 years and I have to say: WOW! … Continue reading →