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!
What have a man dressed in white tights looking like a strange lady, the Borgia Pope Alexander VI and my grandson got in common? It sounds a bit like some obscure joke but they really have or rather did have … Continue reading →
It is common knowledge in Spain that Galicia is a land of magic and witches.Deep dark forests,crystal clear rivers, and open pastures with innocent looking cows grazing on the green grass.The villages,with centuries of celtic traditions, are small and often … Continue reading →
“Amazing, stunning, beautiful, awesome”……..nowadays these words have lost much of their descriptive value as we bloggers/writers(not all!) overuse them to exhausting excess and look for adequate vocab to impress upon our readers the beauty or uniqueness of something we are … Continue reading →
As most of you know by now Spanish food is something we write about alot. Today is no exception! One of our favourite places in Valencia city to spend time in, is the Central Market. However, over the years it … Continue reading →
A seemingly straight forward recipe and Spain’s best known gastronomic dish is curiously misunderstood by a lot of foreigners and some Spaniards. Of course, Paella and sangria on the beach are all on a tourists’ “must do” list which gives … Continue reading →