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  1. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 3 - Early Morning

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 3 (Week of January 21, 2018) – Early Morning A Photo Hunt 2018 category is available on the Media Gallery. Close-ups can showcase the vibrant colors and details of the subjects we photograph. It also provides a way for us to frame our subjects in the most...
  2. Photo Hunt No. 3 - Early Morning

    Photo Hunt No. 3 - Early Morning

    While walking the Camino de Santiago, this was taken somewhere past Leon on the Camino Frances Route.
  3. Shannon

    Accommodations Staying in Paradores in Spain

    Imagine staying in the oldest hotel in the world, an ancient castle, a Moorish fortress, a sixteenth century palace, or even an old jail. Then, imagine staying inside one of these historical sites for a very affordable price, so affordable that it is easy to indulge in a fine dinner of local...
  4. Shannon

    Food & Drink Eating and Drinking in Spain

    If you are going to be visiting Spain, and if you love to eat and drink, you are going to be very happy. Spain is one of the top food and wine destinations in the world, and for good reason. You can start eating early in the day and continue to eat into the wee hours of the morning. You can eat...
  5. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2017 No. 40 - Favorite Animal Photo

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 40 (Week of December 10, 2017) – Your Favorite Animal Photo A Photo Hunt 2017 category is available on the Media Gallery. Santas, jesters, dog walkers and a lone hiker gently making his way down a hill . . . . I feel like people photos can tell a great story...
  6. Photo Hunt 2017 No. 40 - Favorite Animal Photo

    Photo Hunt 2017 No. 40 - Favorite Animal Photo

    Friendly horse greeting pilgrims at the start of the Camino Frances Route just outside the small town of Saint Jean Pied de Port.
  7. C

    10 days in Barcelona, Granada and Seville

    Trip Description: Spring 2003. 10 days in Barcelona, Granada and Seville. Background I took a whirlwind trip to Spain in June of 2001 to deliver my 17 year old daughter to a language immersion program in Malaga. We briefly experienced Madrid, Toledo and Seville before depositing her with her...
  8. Shannon

    Three Weeks in Spain

    Trip Description: Spring 2004. Shannon & Connie, daughter and mother, see six cities in Spain for tapas and touring. Here we go... My mother and I decided to go to Spain together in the Fall of 2002. We got lots of advice on where to go on the Slowtalk message board, and made a rough plan...
  9. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2017 No. 35 - Your Happy Place

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 35 (Week of November 5, 2017) – Your Happy Place A Photo Hunt 2017 category is available on the Media Gallery. I enjoyed everyone’s beverages. I’m very enticed to try Colo’s posted recipe for Bushwacker! It looks like a drink that I would like. Future Themes: If...
  10. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2017 29 - Sign(s)

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 29 (Week of September 17) – Sign(s) A Photo Hunt 2017 category is available on the Media Gallery. Joe asked that I post the next two future Photo Hunt theme ideas so everyone who wants to start hunting for photos can do so. Looks like two great themes. Thank you...
  11. H

    Help Needed Andalucian road-trip September/October

    hello SlowEurope members We are in the process of researching for a last minute trip to Spain ( dates most likely 25 Sept- 14 October ),we have a rough idea to start and finish at Malaga airport and in between spend 4 days on the costa de la luz in the vicinity of Zahara de los Atunes,then...
  12. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2017 No. 23 - Bridge

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 23 (Week of August 6) – Bridge A Photo Hunt 2017 category is available on the Media Gallery. I love the shopping variety we have while traveling. I enjoy the lively open markets and large shopping stores & centers to the local neighborhood stores to buy groceries...
  13. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2017 No. 21 - Glass

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 21 (Week of July 23) – Glass A Photo Hunt 2017 category is available on the Media Gallery. Wonderful summertime photos of beaches, delicious gelato/ice cream, & fruit, structures built for coolness, a beautiful desert & summertime sunsets. Future Themes: If you have...
  14. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2017 - Tradition

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 16 (Week of June 18) – Tradition A Photo Hunt 2017 category is available on the Media Gallery. From everyone’s awesome photos, it looks Chocolate comes in many delicious forms for us to enjoy. Future Themes: If you have ideas for a future theme, feel free to share...
  15. Bruce Pollock

    Thinking of giving Madrid a miss....

    My wife and I are in the very early stages of planning a trip to Spain and possibly Portugal in the spring of 2018. We are most interested in Barcelona and Andalusia and, although I know this may sound sacrilegious, we are considering passing through Madrid without stopping. Are we crazy...
  16. Dennis

    Spain Baelo Claudia, Roman Ruins in Cadiz Province

    Location: The entrance to the ruins is approximately 100 Kms south from Cadiz; 200 Kms west of Malaga and 75 Kms west of Gibraltar. The nearest town Is Bolonia. 36o5'23.32''N 5o46'16.25''W. The Site: Baelo Claudia was an important trading centre in the Roman Empire. Its chief exports were...
  17. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt No. 7 - Architecture

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 7 (Week of April 16): Architecture There is a Photo Hunt 2017 category on the Media Gallery in case you want to put your photos in the media gallery first and then insert from there using the camera icon above the text box, into your post. I really love seeing the...
  18. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt No. 6 - Festival/Celebration

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 6 Theme (Week of April 9) is: Festival/Celebration There is a Photo Hunt 2017 category on the Media Gallery in case you want to put your photos in the media gallery first and then insert from there using the camera icon above the text box, into your post. I enjoyed...
  19. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt No. 4 (Week of March 26) - Window

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 4 Theme (Week of March 26) is: Window There is a Photo Hunt 2017 category on the Media Gallery in case you want to put your photos in the media gallery first and then insert from there using the camera icon above the text box, into your post. I am really enjoying...
  20. Doru

    Three weeks in Spain - Spring 2002

    By Doru from Toronto, Spring 2002. Doru and his wife Josette did a 3 week trip to Spain (hotels, no vacation rentals) in April - May 2002. Introduction My wife Josette and I returned recently from a three-week trip to Spain (April 14 - May 5, 2002). We came back overwhelmed by the breadth of...
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