Saturday morning in Xativa: A Celebration of Valencian Traditions and History

Yesterday we ventured into Xativa to “almorzar”(the consuming of a mid morning sandwich snack accompanied by beer or wine,olives etc,this is very typical in the Valencia area) and to see some traditional dancing. Why was there music and  dancing on this … Continue reading

History,culture and local food in one of Valencia’s best hidden gems: Xativa.

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

Spain: Nature’s Paradise

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