Category Archives: Spain

The Alhambra in Granada, Spain

We really enjoyed traveling around Southern Spain and one of the highlights of our trip was staying a couple of days in Granada and visiting the Alhambra fortress and palace. Before traveling to Spain, we weren’t aware of how much … Continue reading

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Hand-Pressed Olive Oil in Ronda, Spain

When we were in Ronda, Spain, a couple of years ago, we went to an olive oil factory where the local growers brought there harvests to be pressed into olive oil. It was fascinating to see how the olives were … Continue reading

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Enjoying Your Surroundings

There is no doubt that everyone is influenced by their environment. It would be wonderful if we were able to completely control our surroundings, not just the artwork and furniture, but the weather, the light, the totality of the world … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Edge

There are a lot of photos that we have taken while looking over steep edges. Considering that we have a fear of heights, looking through the lens and zooming at objects in the distance can often be disorienting. For this … Continue reading

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The Shops of Marbella

We really enjoyed walking the tiny shops in the resort town of Marbella, Spain. For Cee’s Which Way Challenge this week, we decided to share a couple of photos of the narrow streets with the gorgeous tile sidewalks. We ended … Continue reading

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Iberian Ham

We had heard quite a bit about how good the Iberian ham was before travelling to the Iberian peninsula. To be honest, we enjoy cured meat, but it isn’t necessarily something we gravitate towards. One of the interesting things that … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge: Narrow

We had several ideas about how to express the thought of narrowness. Ultimately we decided that the narrow streets of Spain best epitomized the effect. In the Jewish Quarter of Seville, the streets are called the “kissing streets” because of the … Continue reading

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Costa del Sol – The Spanish Riviera

We spent two weeks in Spain a couple of years ago and we chose the town of Estepona as our “home base” while we were there. We had rented a car, so it was the perfect location to launch from … Continue reading

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Gibraltar – A Foreign Outpost

When we were in southern Spain a few years ago, we visited Gibraltar, which is a British territory located on the most southern end of the Iberian peninsula.  Gibraltar is more of a sovereign city than a country, but despite … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge – Partners

There is more to a great partnership than just getting along.  After over twenty-five years of marriage we think that we have a pretty good idea of what makes a successful partnership.  Obviously for a marriage to work, you need … Continue reading

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