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
~Written when we didn’t have internet; forgotten about. This is the final story from Andalucia. Enjoy~ Last year it took nearly a month to get internet. Here we had the internet within 2 weeks. The Balearics get points for being more efficient than Andalucia. But this post is not about getting internet. It’s about getting … More Internet Troubles (The Last Story From Andalucia)
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!
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
It’s August which means everything is shut and everyone is away. No joke, most local businesses are closed right now. We had been seeing all the “see you again in September!” signs all over everything but weren’t taking it seriously. Some places closed for vacation and are now re-opening. It seemed like some places were … More Spain Sunday: August Closures
We’ve made a goal to spend our summer exercising, studying Spanish, and adventuring around our area. Part of this list involves hiking every Friday. It’s about 93 degrees every afternoon. So on Hike-Fridays, we get up at 5 in the morning to get a head start. The sun rises at 6:55ish, so by the time … More Hike: El Pico
While doing research on the many things to see and explore in our area, I stumbled upon this blog talking about some fancy ruin out in the middle of nowhere. They seemed easy to get to, so without further deliberation we set off to see what we could find. The ruin we hiked to this time … More Hike: El Cortijo del Alamillo