In Pictures: White Village of Pampaneira Day Trip + Family Camping Road Trip, Day 7

The next day after a slow-go visit to the second highest village in Spain (Capileira) in Las Alpujarras of the Sierra Nevada in Andalucia and its idyllic little sister (Bubion), we visited Pampaneira, which turned out to be much more charming for us than the first two. Here it is in pictures. A mesmerizing tapestry … Continue reading In Pictures: White Village of Pampaneira Day Trip + Family Camping Road Trip, Day 7

In Pictures: Capileira Day Trip at The Second Highest Village in Spain + Bubion, Family Camping Road Trip, Day 6

Clouds descending upon Capileira and Bubion--the second (and maybe third?, respectively) highest villages in Spain--during our visit. Thank God, Allah and the Big Fat LaugingBuddha because it gave us some relief from the sweltering heat of the Andalusian summer sun. Here's our half-day visit to Capileira and Bubion in pictures, on travel-day 6 of 23 … Continue reading In Pictures: Capileira Day Trip at The Second Highest Village in Spain + Bubion, Family Camping Road Trip, Day 6

In Pictures: a Beach Stop on the Road from Malaga to Granada 🚗 Playa de Maro

On the road again. . . The third leg on day 5 of our family camping road trip from Spain to Poland this year, we move from Setenil de la Bodegas to start our road trip in the "Las Alpujarras"--the sunny side southern region of the Sierra Nevada in Granada. First stop: the Roman ruins … Continue reading In Pictures: a Beach Stop on the Road from Malaga to Granada 🚗 Playa de Maro

In Pictures: Roman Ruins of Acinipo in Spain 🚗 a Stop on the Road to the Alpujarras

Here's our travel-day 5 of 23 days, in pictures. . . First stop: a Roman site in Spain of retired soldiers--you know, those dudes with "SPQR" tattooed on their arms, a long time ago? . . . And, of course, some ramblings on the road again in Spain, on the way to Las Alpujarras, on … Continue reading In Pictures: Roman Ruins of Acinipo in Spain 🚗 a Stop on the Road to the Alpujarras

In Pictures: Cave Houses of Setenil de las Bodegas + Family Camping Road Trip, Day 4

Paying a long farewell to our Andalusian paradise.. still here after 4 days on the road.. just can't get enough of it! Setenil de las Bodegas (we were drawn here by the "de las bodegas" and yes the wine is excellent ). Proud of the kiddos who survived a sightseeing tour in the heat of … Continue reading In Pictures: Cave Houses of Setenil de las Bodegas + Family Camping Road Trip, Day 4

In Pictures: Day 3 of Family Camping Road Trip + Review of Camping el Nogalejo in Setenil de las Bodegas, Andalucia

We are finally leaving our province of Cadiz and off to Setenil de las Bodegas. Why, you ask? The name has "de las bodegas"! We assume that refers to the place where they store the wines--the cathedrals of wine, as they say in Jerez de la Frontera. Today, on the first real leg of our … Continue reading In Pictures: Day 3 of Family Camping Road Trip + Review of Camping el Nogalejo in Setenil de las Bodegas, Andalucia

In Pictures: Sand Dune of Bolonia, Playa Valdevaqueros, Spain + Family Camping Road Trip Day 2

Happy Independence Day for all you 'Mericans out there! When we quit our jobs to change a lifestyle and moved to Spain for a family gap YEAR that turned into 1, 2, 3. . . and counting, we didn't think about family camping road trip across Europe at all. Heck, my wife and I were … Continue reading In Pictures: Sand Dune of Bolonia, Playa Valdevaqueros, Spain + Family Camping Road Trip Day 2

Road Trip In Pictures, Day 1: On the Road Again From Bolonia to Polonia + Review of Camping Paloma Near Tarifa, Spain

Polonia?? NO!!! Bolonia!!! 😉 Back on the road again!! You know that song? Yeah, babe! Checking out the sand dunes only two hours away from Jerez de la Frontera! This fourth European roadtrip of ours will definitely be a bitter-sweet experience... saying goodbye to our Andalusian paradise (for now) and being excited about our new … Continue reading Road Trip In Pictures, Day 1: On the Road Again From Bolonia to Polonia + Review of Camping Paloma Near Tarifa, Spain

Home After 39 Days of Family Camping Road Trip with Kids, Part 2

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

In Pictures: Quick Stop in Salamanca on Day 39 of Our Family Camping Road Trip

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