Tapas, Churros and Crazy Bulls

Pamplona is home to the San Fermin festival, otherwise known as ‘The Running Of The Bulls’. It all takes place in summer, along with the animal rights version of ‘Running Of The Nudes’. It’s December, so clearly we missed that boat, but it sounded like a nice city to visit and I fancied doing some…

More tumble weeds than people in the Spanish Desert

As we drove along the bumpy dirt road and turned a bend we couldn’t believe the scenery that lay ahead of us; a desert that resembled Monument Valley, but we were thousands of miles from Arizona. We were actually driving through the badlands of Northern Spain. Bardenas Reales is an unpopulated area made up of…

Incredible rock formations and deep canyons in northern Spain

After some thought we have decided to head home for Christmas – our first with the family in 6 years. This has meant shortening our trip slightly, and we won’t see as much of Spain as we’d hoped, maybe we’ll come back in the future, it’s a huge country to explore. So what we will…

Storm chasing our way to Andorra

We experienced one of our worst storms the other night that seemed to just torment us and circle around Pablo for hours. Flashes of lightning were beaming through the cracks in our curtains and the rumbles of thunder became louder and more frequent; I barely got to ‘one Mississippi’ before the next one hit. The…