Part one is here. On our second day we hiked to Arta, and the third day we went on a hike. Following this map we are in Cala Millor and will follow the yellow line through Son Servera to Artá. Cala Millor to Artá The next day we woke up and dealt with the problem … More Staycation Weekend Part 2
We recently had a long weekend off of school. Carnival (you know, that whole Mardi Gras thing) collided with the Day of the Balearic Islands (celebrating our islands becoming a recognized autonomous community). So we got lucky with Thursday and Friday off. Schools get 2 fun days (like snow days) they can apply to any … More Staycation Weekend Part 1
After spending so much time in the capital getting jostled about by tourists we decided to get out of town for a bit. We did this with more than a little apprehension. Setting aside an entire day for a day trip while on vacation is a bit risky. It’s like planning a vacation while you … More Vacation Inception: Visegrad
Two weekends ago was important for two reasons. First, it was my birthday. Second, it was a national holiday in Spain. And because those two events coincided just perfectly, we decided that we needed to do something special to take advantage of it. We both really wanted to go for a hike, so we did … More Visiting Alcudia
Buried treasure is the epitome of adventure. We were going to have a big adventure going to see a buried treasure site, an ancient mill, and a museum that talked about aforementioned buried treasure. But losing your buried treasure – probably the epitome of disappointment. No joke, the guy who buried all his treasure never came … More Hike: Treasure and Disappointment!
The last serious hike we took was up El Pico and it ended up being one of the most grueling hikes we had ever taken. And this hike was a close second. It was late August, and the average temperature was 94F (35C). If we get a heat wave (which we did), the temperature goes … More Hike: Abandoned City and Castle
We’ve been hiking a lot this simmer, and recently went to three really cool Medieval things. We thought it would be best to combine them into a single post, so here it is! Puente Medieval – The Medieval Bridge This bridge was built by the Knights of Calatrava, to connect Martos with a neighboring village. … More Hikes: Three Medieval Martos Things