Posts Tagged "Spain"

Andalusian Archives (Part-2): Arcos de la Frontera, Grazalema and Ronda

Posted by on Jun 11, 2016 in Travel Tales | 3 comments

Andalusian Archives (Part-2): Arcos de la Frontera, Grazalema and Ronda

Driving the roads that interlock the central Andalucían cities, ones flanked by endless fields of ornately positioned olive trees, majestic rugged mountains,  limestone cliffs, white villages and slices of turquoise waters in between, you cant help but realize that there is something always more exciting and adventurous about exploring unknown grounds by car rather than trains or buses. Itineraries can be created at your own pace and comfort. And there we were.. on our little road-trip in southern Spain! Part 2: Arcos de la Frontera, Grazalema and Ronda( Pueblos Blanco/white villages of...

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Andalusian Archives(Part 1): Seville, Cordoba, Granada

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Travel Tales | 8 comments

Andalusian Archives(Part 1): Seville, Cordoba, Granada

“From where he sat, he could observe the plaza. People continued to come and go from the baker’s shop. A young couple sat on the bench where he had talked with the old man, and they kissed. ‘That baker…’ he said to himself, without completing the thought. The levanter was still getting stronger, and he felt its force on his face. That wind had brought the Moors, yes, but it also brought the smell of the desert and of veiled women. It had brought with its sweat and the dreams of men who had once left to search for the unknown, and for gold and adventure-and for the pyramids. The boy...

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Alimentos Charla – When Food starts talking!

Posted by on Jul 21, 2010 in Culinary Journeys | 0 comments

Alimentos Charla – When Food starts talking!

“A beber y a tragar, que el mundo se va acabar” – Eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow the world will end! Can’t let go without writing about Spanish food. I have lived in America for a few years, and I have always almost had “Mexican” food. I’ve hardly heard anyone say “Hey! Let’s eat Spanish food tonight!” No, usually exotic tastes tend toward Mexican or Chinese or Lebanese or Italian or Ethiopian. Ok..maybe just a couple of restaurants here and there that serve the conspicuous ‘Tapas’. I think there’s a reason for this. Spanish cuisine is...

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