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!
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 →
Most of you Spain loving readers will know that the name Spain is derived from the Roman “Hispania”.. Where this apparently non-latin name came from is subject to discussion but one theory is that it was derived from the Phoenician … Continue reading →
It has not happened through skilful or conscious planning but sort of over the years we have accumulated a certain amount of special places in the southeast quarter of Spain which we visit annually or bi-annually or sometimes more. These … Continue reading →
There are simply hundreds of canyons,small gorges,ravines or gullies in Valencia ranging from the massive to the small. The best ones are the least known and it is amazing how you can explore what would be a major tourist attraction … Continue reading →
Over my years living here in Spain for some curious reason the Guardia Civil’s path and mine seem to cross quite frequently. Please don’t misunderstand me when I say this. I am not a hardened escaped bank robber from the … Continue reading →
One of the things that I most love about Spain is its nature (especially its amazing mountains).The network of national parks is brilliant but all over the country there are vast tracts of wild mountains and forests which are home … Continue reading →