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 πŸš— 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 πŸš— Playa de Maro

In Pictures: Review of Camping Orgiva las Alpujarras + Andalucia Road Trip Ramblings, Day 5

ON THE ROAD AGAIN. Peaceful camping in this rustic campsite... in nature, surrounded by old-looking, "giant" olive trees, with goats at the farm next door for entertinmemt, if you are lucky. Camping Orgiva is where you can meet a lot of interesting people on the crossroad to the "La Alpujarra", especially if you spend some … Continue reading In Pictures: Review of Camping Orgiva las Alpujarras + Andalucia Road Trip Ramblings, Day 5

In Pictures: Roman Ruins of Acinipo in Spain πŸš— 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 πŸš— 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!!! πŸ˜‰ 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

Family-friendly Things to Do in the Land of Sherry, Flamenco and Dancing Horses–Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain

Looking for a family-friendly, long-weekend getaway?  Come to the land of sherry, flamenco and dancing horses--Jerez de la Frontera near the Atlantic coast of Andalusia, Spainβ€”and have a bit of sun, sea, sand and perhaps a sip of sherry too.  It’s a gem of a destination with a diverse set of activities for everyone.  If … Continue reading Family-friendly Things to Do in the Land of Sherry, Flamenco and Dancing Horses–Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain