Tag Archives: Spain

It’s such a beautiful horizon

Any trip to Barcelona means at least a line or two from the song of the same name beautifully sang by Zanzibar’s most famous export and Montserrat Caballe. A city I was revisiting after many years, Las Ramblas was where … Continue reading

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The Alhambra.

The city of Granada is a wonderful place. A temperate climate all year round although with a mountain range for skiing visible from the city, great tapas, cheap beer and many bars that stay open until the last person falls. … Continue reading

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Barrio de Las Letras

I was never a huge fan of Spain, I had visited a few times, my eldest daughter actually began her nine month journey from nothing to human there, but there wasn’t anything really that attracted me to it. Four years … Continue reading

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I don’t “do” art but …

But the painting known as Guernica is something to be seen. I had a few hours to kill before yet more beer in Madrid so I popped across to the Queen Sofia National Museum and headed for the Picasso exhibition. … Continue reading

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Will I ever learn?

In the nicest possible sense, I’ve been around a bit. I’ve travelled far more than I ever dreamed would have been possible as a young kid and I’ve seen some incredible things over the years. One thing that I really … Continue reading

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Jerez de la Frontera

With almost no Spanish, certainly not enough to be of any use, I decided to head to this wonderful little Andulucian city for a bit of work and lots of play. The best way to see a city is with … Continue reading

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Cultural Differences

In my quest to be a pilot I´ve done quite a bit of research, one very important criteria is obviously price. I think it was Sir Richard Branson who said “Its easy to make a small fortune in aviation. You … Continue reading

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