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Thinking About This Year’s Travel? Think Palma de Mallorca

If you’re looking for holiday ideas and love sunshine, history, shopping and a stretch of sand, consider Palma de Mallorca. I’ve published a few shots and comments on our visit there; click here to see the article.

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Higher Learning

Last summer in Seville, we explored the city on foot and it was a treat to explore the University of Seville. Gorgeous woodwork and architecture!

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Super Moon Over Palma

With the moon and our planet being generally 328,900 kilometers or 283,000 miles apart, we tend to get excited when it feels so close we might touch it. While apogee is the term used for that period in a given…

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Alhambran Meditation

Quiet. Contemplation, or emptying of thoughts, whichever is best suited to the day. Difficult as it may be to imagine solitude amidst fellow travellers visiting Granada’s Alhambra Palace, it can be had, as seen here in the gardens. Beauty at…

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Hydrotherapy

Today, we have a marriage of Spain, as seen in the photo from Cap de Formentor, above, and France, below. Followers may know that I like to play with shop windows, and the reflections to be found therein. Below, we…

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To market, to market …

… in Barcelona’s wonderful La Boqueria, where it’s tough to decide which is better: the people watching, or the stunning array of wonderful, fresh food.

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Alhambra: 14th Century Sophistication

If ever you have the opportunity to visit Granada, nab it – for it’s difficult to imagine being anything less than inspired and enchanted by this palace and its gardens. While history tells us that the Alcazaba fortress here dates…

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Gelato Girls

If you’ve not yet been to the island of Mallorca, Spain, add it to your travel list. Take a stroll down Palma de Mallorca’s Passeig des Born, and you’re in for all sorts of treats!

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Playing for Gold

At Mirador de San Nicolas, tourists gather day and night for views of Granada’s Alhambra. The views, with mountainous backdrop, are gorgeous by daylight and take on enchanted hues as the sun sets on another day. There is a high…

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Truly Blue

Truly blue waters, that is, which make the twisting road to this view point more than worth it. In addition to their remarkable colour, these waters also serve as inspiration for infinity pools: you have a seemingly unbroken expanse of blue…

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