Andalucian Road Trip: Day 4 – 18 Miles and 18 Waterfalls

The only thing we really wanted to do in Cazorla National Park was hike a very famous trail “Rio Borosa.” Everyone’s pictures look like this: Beautiful, clear water with a winding old wooden path alongside of it. It’s not a very long path and most people just use it for the swimming holes. No matter … More Andalucian Road Trip: Day 4 – 18 Miles and 18 Waterfalls

Hike: La Grana

On May 4th Chris and I celebrated our 10 year anniversary. Yay! The trip to Almunecar was technically our anniversary trip, just one week early. We still wanted to do something special on our anniversary weekend, so we decided to take a hike that we’d been contemplating for a while now. Andalucia has many jaw … More Hike: La Grana

The Alhambra

Most of our travel posts in Spain (Almeria, Tarifa, Seville) talk about how difficult it is to get from Martos to the next place. There are almost no direct buses from Martos to anywhere else. So we have to go to Jaen (minimum 45 minutes) then another minimum of 1-2 hours to our destination. Amazingly, Granada … More The Alhambra


In the US, olive oil is generally a fancy oil that we pull out when we want to make Italian food or a fancy salad. If we want to fry something, we use something cheap like canola. We do this partly because olive oil is a bit expensive, and also because it has a low … More Olives!