pintxos with Dalí……………

Last summer I spent a lovely day with two wonderful friends in the town of Figueres in Northeastern Spain.  The town on its own is small, yet sophisticated with many nice shops and restaurants.  One time a few years ago I had the opportunity to visit the Castell Sant Ferran which is an enormous structureContinue reading “pintxos with Dalí……………”

classic, friendly and packed with people………

Spotting a great tapas bar in Spain is not that difficult if you know what to look out for.  Number one  is the “Spanish Servilleta”.  This is basically a very small, see through, and non absorbent excuse for a napkin.  However, it is key to spotting a good bar.  While enjoying tapas one may goContinue reading “classic, friendly and packed with people………”

The Friar’s Garden

It has been raining for the past four days and we have been enjoying the fireplace, playtime and a great variety of home cooked food.  Finally,  there was a break in the clouds and we decided to go for a stroll up the river.  Walking about 2 1/2 miles along the river from our houseContinue reading “The Friar’s Garden”

My Favorite Places in Spain………. #1 Toledo part 2

I could probably write a book about Toledo and all of my lovely experiences I’ve had there but that will have to wait for another point in my life.  After all, it did rank number 1 for many reasons. Toledo is one place where I never tire of wandering through the streets and monuments.  EveryContinue reading “My Favorite Places in Spain………. #1 Toledo part 2”