Monthly Archives: June 2011

Lavender Fields of Aix-en-Provence

Two Christmas’ ago I received a calendar on a region in France called Aix-en-Provence. I’d never heard of it before, but the calendar inspired me – full of lavender and poppy fields it looked so beautiful and made it part of the … Continue reading

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Barcelona – Our favourite place in Spain!

Barcelona is hands down our favourite city in Spain. It has a vibe about it that no other city can compete with. The trip from Valencia took a little over three hours before we were in the heart of Barcelona. … Continue reading

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Valencia…

We got back on the road and headed towards Valencia. Happy to be heading back into civilisation, we started the day early as we were told it would take about six hours to drive in. The trip was slightly delayed … Continue reading

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The road to the mountains of the Moors…

Travelling isn’t always fun and the road leading us from Lagos to our next stop  (just south of Granada in Spain) reminded us of a little something we’d gone without for a while…stress! It was going to be a long day … Continue reading

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A week to relax in Lagos!

We’d both heard so many great stories about Lagos we had to add it onto the itinerary for the trip. Lagos is a small seaside village in the south of Portugal and home to what we were told was Europe’s … Continue reading

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