Browsing All posts tagged under »Spain«

An Andalucían Love Affair

December 13, 2012

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It captured my heart when I was 14. And despite lots of other experiences, sights and delights, it has held a very special place in my heart ever since. We’d gone to Spain on holiday to meet some friends; they’d chosen Mojacar – we booked late, so couldn’t get a package as there were only […]

The final leg.

August 7, 2012

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[Devon – London – Paris – Barcelona – Lorca – Las Piedras] We left Barcelona late afternoon, and headed off on our longest train journey, over seven hours, to reach Lorca and that hug. It was so very hot in Barcelona, but the train carriage was cool, clean and comfortable.  The train services we had […]

Barcelona, it was the first time that we met.

July 31, 2012

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Devon – London – Paris – Barcelona – Lorca – Las Piedras Stage four: Barcelona to Lorca Stepping off the train in Barcelona, I was filled with a strange fear.  So very strange as I have spent much of my life in Spain, I love the country and the people, and have always felt at […]

The big adventure (and the even bigger hug)

June 13, 2012

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As you know, my lovely mother lives in Spain, we see lots of her throughout the year, and always try to have a long holiday with her in the summer. This year, we’ve decided to have an adventure as well as a holiday. We’re travelling to South Spain, from Newton Abbot in Devon, by train. […]