Travel Blogs from Spain and Canary Islands

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Welcome to Syden!!!, Alcossebre, Spain travel blog

Welcome to Syden!!!

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... Norway also knows where Syden is located. But again it may not mean the same to everyone. For some it only means Spain and the Canary Islands, Greece, Cyprus and maybe parts of Turkey. Others may for example include Portugal, the French Riviera, Italy and ...

Spain Day 10 - San Fermin, Take two!, Pamplona, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Spain Day 10 - San Fermin, Take two!

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... all the lunatics on the ground. Watching this first bull is AWESOME. Let me explain. There is a lot of protest both in Spain and around the world against Spain's practice of bullfighting, ... and the festival of San Fermin is no exception. Personally, ...

Indian summer playing havoc with ugly stepchild., Madrid, Spain travel blog

Indian summer playing havoc with ugly stepchild.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... and since I still very much enjoy living in this city. There's however a network outage here today on my first day as fijo, and since we are in Spain, it will probably be taken care of "mañana"... So I guess my customers (sorry guys) will have to wait as ...

Almost Like South America, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Almost Like South America

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... probably runs all the time... for $50 dollars to get there and JUST ONE CENT to return!  Fantastic, let´s go to Spain!  Who can go anywhere for just a penny, I thought.  So I clicked to continue buying the ticket.  ...

Extremes, Seville, Spain travel blog

Extremes

A travel blog entry by susan_g

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... . A few very old Mosques skirting the city created yet another walking challenge; without a direct route between them Charles and I navigated our way between them one evening. We wandered through wheat fields that were dotted with poppy flowers on the ...

Navarredonda de Gredos., Navarredonda de Gredos, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Navarredonda de Gredos.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Kick-off. ...

The unfamiliar sound of an alarm clock., Madrid, Spain travel blog

The unfamiliar sound of an alarm clock.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... to be honest. So when I got the job offer back in December, I mainly accepted because of the following; - The job is in Spain. I have been keen on trying to live in a Spanish speaking country for a while, and hence get the opportunity to learn much ...

Studying in San Sebastian, San Sebastian, Spain travel blog

Studying in San Sebastian

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... do a language/cooking course. San Sebastian is a gorgeous city, and the area is like no other part of Spain. It's very green, and there's a noticable difference in culture too. After a very enjoyable two weeks meeting people from all over the world, ...

Barcelona, Spain, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona, Spain

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... that is the symbol of Barcelona, La Temple De La Sagrada Familia. This cathedral was the work of one of Barcelona (and Spain's) most famous architect, Antoni Gaudi. The temple is breathtakingly large and hasn't been completed, even though it's been under ...

I left my heart in Cadaques., Cadaques, Spain travel blog

I left my heart in Cadaques.

A travel blog entry by emtyadventures

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... ’s, talk Spanish politics and drink a lot of beer. Another was Maricio who the next day took us kayaking around the islands. We clapped and danced to the locals having a talented instrumental jam, we sat at the local bars like one of them. But the ...

South America!! - Home to London to Madrid - Day 1, Madrid, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

South America!! - Home to London to Madrid - Day 1

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... train across the Peak District to Sheffield. I then waited in Sheffield for an hour or so to catch another train to London and then a third train to Gatwick Airport. Unbelievably I made it to Gatwick with plenty of time to spare before my flight to ...

Spain Day 8 - Cider House RULZ!, San sebastian, Spain travel blog

Spain Day 8 - Cider House RULZ!

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... anyhow, we are all posed for a family photo next to the twenty foot barrels of cider and I yell, "Ok everybody, say SPAIN!". A look of shock and embarrassment as they quickly hush me and tell me that perhaps I shouldn't say that here. After all, we are in ...

Santiago here we come..., Leon, Spain travel blog

Santiago here we come...

A travel blog entry by antandrel

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We started our day by saying farewell to our beloved Goldie... quite an emotional experience to say the least, and headed for Stanstead Airport - destination Valladolid! Had an interesting flight to Valladolid with Ryan Air, the pilot almost over shot ...

Going home, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Going home

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... know where to start our conversation, we have so much to talk about after so long apart. We'll be here in Spain for a few weeks until we see on the BBC weather forecast that the temperature in London has gone above ...

Madrid ...shopping for the Camino, Madrid, Spain travel blog

Madrid ...shopping for the Camino

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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... 5 km hike instead of an 800 km one?……oh well, maybe I will do 10 km jaunt and then ride the bus around Spain, over to France and help my friend Clem and the boys move into their new house – Clem, it could happen yet. Interesting to me is ...

Barajas Airport, Madrid, Barajas de Madrid, Spain travel blog

Barajas Airport, Madrid

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... it would. I did a few rounds of the duty-free shops but didn't buy anything, explored, watched the second half of the Spain-Chile football match that appeared on a screen by one of the boarding gates, and read the three newspapers I'd brought from the ...

We really are all one..., Madrid, Spain travel blog

We really are all one...

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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Spent a week outside of Spain in a small village called Buenaventura participating in a Monroe Institute Gateway...you can read about Robert Monroe who founded the Institute in Virginia here:   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Monroe I ...

Comunidad Champions, Madrid, Spain travel blog

Comunidad Champions

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... , Ferdinand and Isabel hung the chains of Christian prisoners they freed when they conquered Grenada, the last Muslim stronghold in Spain, in 1492. Continuing our wanders throughout the old city, we stopped at various points to admire the views--with the ...

The Moroccan Frontier, Ceuta, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

The Moroccan Frontier

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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It was a mad rush from Malaga along southern Spain's Costa de Sol. Ellen and I wanted to make the last boat of the day from Algeciras, Spain to Ceuta, a Spanish enclave on Morocco's Mediterranean coast. A football field-sized hydrofoil jetted us across ...

Seville--a beautiful city, Seville, Spain travel blog

Seville--a beautiful city

A travel blog entry by abalzer

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... beds; and with vine hidden bowers.   The circular building which is the Plaza de Espana was built to showcase Spain's industry and technology exhibits.  It has a combined style of Art Deco and Neo-Mudejar and is a huge half-circle ...

Barcelona., Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Barcelona.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Barcelona. ...

Spain Day 2 - Day at the beach ..., Santillana del Mar, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Spain Day 2 - Day at the beach ...

A travel blog entry by styrsky

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... clouds. Its a sunny day!! Woo hoo! Janice woke up and cooked us a huge breakfast. Big breakfasts are unheard of in Spain. They do coffee and bread in the morning, a gut-busting lunch, and a small, very late dinner (10pmish). After breakfast, we clean ...

A Podiatrist's Dream, Najera, Spain travel blog

A Podiatrist's Dream

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... over the world, is somewhere around 780 kilometres in total, give or take a few more backbreaking, blister inducing kilometres here and there. Since internet access is mostly limited to iPodding it (we wisely decided at the last minute to leave our ...

Wacky architecture, sangria, tapas & thieves, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Wacky architecture, sangria, tapas & thieves

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... little story is so ironic after my entry on crime in South Africa as even a stable first world European country like Spain is not immune to crime. And it seems this is not a small problem as the queues at the police station proved. This is such a common ...

Rabanal del Camino to Ponferrada - 32.5km, Ponferrada, Spain travel blog

Rabanal del Camino to Ponferrada - 32.5km

A travel blog entry by antandrel

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After eating a very bland, home cooked dinner (pasta, mayonnaise and sweetcorn), we headed to the church to hear the monks sing latin hymns. Although we are not religious, it was quite a moving experience - maybe it was because we couldn't understand ...

Beautiful town, no so beautiful food,.., Salamanca, Spain travel blog

Beautiful town, no so beautiful food,..

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... while the receptionist explained the surroundings and features of the hotel. The room was not huge, but very comfortable and the bed was wonderful. Normally beds in Spain are quite hard, but this one was perfect, not too hard and not too soft. In the ...

Romans by the sea, Tarragona, Spain travel blog

Romans by the sea

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... of a tower and other connecting bits and pieces. This all led to the Provincial Forum which apparently was the political and economic administrative centre. It had medieval tunnels underneath, which were cool and a kind of museum. We climbed the tower ...

Touching the sacred place, Zaragoza, Spain travel blog

Touching the sacred place

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... visual point of view. Although I'm sure from a religious point of view it's awe inspiring. The said pillar was actually completely housed and the only exposed piece was in a nook in the wall with a place to kneel. The piece was a little smaller than ...

Good Gaudi, Barcelona, Spain travel blog

Good Gaudi

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... last year's consecration, which was performed by Pope Benedict XVI, there were 6,500 members of the flock on hand, which included Spain's King and Queen, 100 bishops and 300 priests.    There are, I believe, ten Gaudi works in the magnificent ...

Pamplona: bull running, Pamplona, Spain travel blog

Pamplona: bull running

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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I was thinking of a leisurely wander up western Portugal and into the Galician region of Spain to check out the most remote area on the Iberian peninsula, but remembering a promise and doing some quick calendrical calculations I soon realised that wasn't ...

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