Avery Island Our next stop was the Tabasco Factory. Our GPS took us the strangest way- up, over, around and back down with LA-89 and US-90 W. It ended up being through neighborhoods and farms. There was almost no one on the road and half of it was shady with huge oaks covered in Spanish moss. We … Continue reading April Road Trip: Louisiana and Florida
Sure a lot of posts have been about food lately (Eating, Tortilla Nutrition and a recipe). But whatever, we're doing a drink this time. Doesn't count. Ten countries in the world account for 2/3rds of the whole world's wine consumption. Spain is number 8 on that list with a whopping 10 million hectoliters (hl) of wine (1.3 … Continue reading Spain Sunday: Wine
We were bummed to leave my aunt and uncles house but we had to keep going. We got stopped the first of many checkpoints. Something we knew nothing about. Basically they just look if you're carrying immigrants in your truck or acting suspicious. We didn't even know they could do that and didn't know it … Continue reading April Road Trip: Eastern Texas and Louisiana
While we do link to many restaurants and places all opinions are ours and (unfortunately) no one has paid us to say anything. It takes almost no effort to get from southern Colorado to New Mexico so within an hour we had our first state of our spring road trip: New Mexico. Santa Fe It … Continue reading April Road Trip: New Mexico and Southern Texas
There are very few constants in Spanish culture or laws. What means one thing today means something tomorrow. What works in one region might not work in another. So I think it goes without saying that the cuisine has no constants either. There is no one food that represents the entirety of Spain. Tortilla and … Continue reading Spain Sunday: Eating in Spain!
Exactly a year ago today we set off on our first ever road trip. The nostalgia is hitting hard - mostly because we still haven't looked at all of the pictures. Between his phone, my ipod, and an actual camera we had many pictures from three devices spread out over all of our computers. So … Continue reading The April Road Trip of 2017
Bullfighting is a very distinctly Spanish tradition. It's like a sport and an ancient cultural tradition wrapped up into one event. April is the beginning of the bullfighting season, and it will end sometime in September. Given the controversial nature of the subject, I'll try to stay impartial. Also, there are few pictures, because I … Continue reading Spain Sunday: Bullfighting!