Onwards, southwards. . . from an accidental pilgrimage at the land of green lentils and black Madonna in Le Puy and a bucolic stay at Flower Camping near a French countryside castle, to the land of d'Artagnan, the Three Musketeers and Cyrano de Bergerac in Gascony in the south of France. The most famous of … Continue reading In Pictures: D’Artagnan and the Three Musketeers at the Village of the Wolf in Gascony (Day 34)
During our second family camping road trip with kids across Europe we had an unplanned stop at an off-the-beaten path destination in the south of France, between Lyon and Toulousse, known for its green lentils and and one of the main roads to the Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage in France. Here it is in pictures. … Continue reading In Pictures: Cathédrale Notre-Dame du Le Puy en Velay, A Pleasantly Unexpected Stop (Road Trip with Kids, Day 32)
Lourdes, France… a must-see destination of Catholic pilgrims and a place of wonder for the rest. During one of our family camping road trips across Europe, we made an effort to visit places special for their wonderful landscapes, historical significance, world-known monuments and also of religious importance. Lourdes was one of these places, by all … Continue reading In Pictures: Trip to Lourdes, France during a 39-day Road Trip with Kids
Once we are all able to travel freely again, don't forget to put this disputed little rock of the UK in Spain in your bucket list, for a taste of the Britain with Andalucian feel. These pictures show what things to do in Gibraltar ("The Rock") as a family in a day or two over … Continue reading Gibraltar in Pictures: A Family Visit to The Rock of Hercules… with Kids!
Thinking of visiting northern Morocco? Make sure to stop by this FAMILY-FRIENDLY and KID-APPROVED blue city of Chefchaouen deep in the heart of the Rif mountains (when the Covid-19 pandemic will have died down of course). If you are into shopping and looking for unique and cool stuff and souvenirs that you can buy in … Continue reading In Pictures: What to Buy in Chefchaouen, the Blue City of Morocco
What to do for the New Year? We decided to be in the warm embrace of the calming blue city of Chefchaouen, Morocco during our first family road trip in Africa! It was a FAMILY-FRIENDLY and KID-APPROVED visit in the heart of the Rif mountains. Here it is in pictures. Of course, this was before … Continue reading In Pictures: Blue City of Morocco; Family Visit to Chefchaouen… with Kids!
In the stories of old, Hercules smashed through the Atlas mountains because he did not want to climb it, thereby creating the Strait of Gibraltar and opening up the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. The ancients believed that Hercules stayed in these caves before completing the 11th of the 12th labors imposed on him … Continue reading In Pictures: Hercules Caves with Kids; What to see near Tangier, Morocco in a Day?
Cape Spartel--the northwesternmost point of Africa where the Atlantic ocean connects with the Mediterranean sea. And if the conditions are right, you might just be able to see the two waters kiss. A mere 15 kilometers (or about a 30-minute bus ride) outside of Tangier, this nature's reserve park, 300 meters above sea level with … Continue reading Cape Spartel: A Day Trip from Tangier, Morocco to Where the Mediterranean Sea Kisses the Atlantic Ocean
Sounding his call to "chuches" (candies in Spanish) in the Grand Socco of Tangier, Morocco. Here is a well-known market square with all kinds of vendors selling fresh fruits and more. It has been a year since our one-of-a-kind trip to the African continent! No way!! It was still in a pre-COVID world when we … Continue reading Our Family-Friendly Visit to Tangier, Morocco with Kids in December over the Holidays
After 36 days of family camping with kids from Spain to Poland and back, with a month break in Poland in between, we're finally home in beautiful and sunnysideup Andalucia! It took us over 4,116 kilometers, 56 driving hours and over 20 days on the road in a roundabout kind of return trip to avoid … Continue reading Day 36 Road Trip with Kids: To Home, Jerez de la Frontera in Pictures