Back home in September (part 3): ‘fiestas’ in Fuenterrabía

Fuenterrabía – ‘Alarde’

Every time I go back home I try to stop by Fuenterrabía, and this time around was no exception.

This fishing village is one of the most beautiful in the Basque Country and the food is delicious! Besides, the village celebrated its yearly Alarde while I was there at the beginning of September. Continue reading “Back home in September (part 3): ‘fiestas’ in Fuenterrabía”

Andalucía (II) – Tarifa & around

 

Main square in Vejer de la Frontera

We drove from Sevilla and arrived to Zahara de los Atunes at sunset.
This village (and nearby Barbate) are famous for their atún (tuna) de almadraba.

During our stay in Tarifa, we also explored the gorgeous village of Vejer de la Frontera and several beaches such as Bolonia (and its famous dune), Valdevaqueros (known among windsurfers), Cabo de Trafalgar (site of the famous naval battle) and El Cañuelo (only reachable by foot). Continue reading “Andalucía (II) – Tarifa & around”

Andalucía (I) – Sierra de Aracena

Almonaster la Real

We just came back from our holidays in Spain and had a blast. We wanted to take it easy, sod so we went to Andalucía, in the south of Spain.

Driving from Madrid, our first stop was a picnic in El Real de la Jara, by the river. We then arrived to our accommodation at Finca La Fronda in Alájar. We can’t thank the Wordsworth family enough for treating us like kings during our stay!

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