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!
Today the draw took place for the excellent Valenciano wine! The three bottles of “Maduresa” wine produced by Celler del Roure, a prestigious wine producer from Mogente in Valencia, have been won by: DAVE CRONIN of Hertfordshire, Congratulations to Dave … Continue reading →
Two very short stories about brief encounters I have had in Spain: As I walked across the green meadow, the weak early morning light played through the trees onto the surface of the transparent tea coloured river in the distance … Continue reading →
My mother was eight years old when the Spanish Civil War ended. She was taught how to survive during that terrible time of the postwar. She never went to school, she had to go with her father and his working … Continue reading →
Want to win some great Spanish wine from Valencia? At The Spanish Thyme Traveller we visit some of the most interesting wineries in Valencia on our food and wine tours. Our tours are about experiencing local food and coming in … Continue reading →
The vast majority of the fifty five million visitors who come to Spain each year come to visit the country for the sun and sea or to visit one or more of the big cities. Very few actually go inland … 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 →