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!
Next time you are on holiday in Spain whether you are lying on the beach, visiting one of its cities, winetasting in a bodega or walking in the mountains , take a moment to think about water. It is often … Continue reading →
I first visited Cehegin in the northwest of Murcia some thirty years ago and was amazed to discover that it is situated in the midst of lofty pine forested mountains. Like most people I associated Murcia with a touristy coastline and flat sunbaked agricultural land that yields endless lorries of fresh produce year round. So it was surprising to see not only high mountains but snow which for some reason I did not relate to this part of Spain. And little did I know that my family and I were to visit this town for the next 30 years at least a couple times a year. 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 →
In recent years Valencia has produced some very interesting new wines.The great bulk of wine made under the official Denomination of Origin of Valencia is produced in the Utiel-Requena region. There really are some great wines wine coming out of … Continue reading →