From Salamanca to home in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain; the last leg of our road trips is usually the longest. Our second family camping road trip has come to an end, after some 7,538+ kilometers, 95 driving hours and 26 minutes (at least), 39 days, 26 stopovers, and 39 towns in 5 countries. . … Continue reading Home After 39 Days of Family Camping Road Trip with Kids, Part 2
We were running out of time. The school year was about to start. And yet, we just had to squeeze in this one last stopover, a quicky, in Salamanca to see the city of Cervantes (you know, Don Quixote?, the Shakespeare of Spain, NO?), the third oldest western University that also lies on a path … Continue reading In Pictures: Quick Stop in Salamanca on Day 39 of Our Family Camping Road Trip
Our second family camping road trip from Spain to Poland and back is coming to a close. Here's a quick stop in pictures to see where the bulls run during the world famous San Fermin festival (in Pamplona, Spain) that separates man from those who risk their manhood to the horns of the beasts. P.S. … Continue reading In Pictures: No Bulls, Not Even Bull$h*t, during this Quick Stop Where Bulls Run after Man in Pamplona, Spain (Day 38)
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?