Europe

Discovering La Palma, again

April 30, 2019 Jack 0

Bejeques (house leeks) the size of small bushes burst from cracks in dry-stone walls. Sweet peas, snapdragons, and California poppies devoured whole sections of embankments outside traditional cottages. On grassy tracks between hamlets, wild flowers – proud tajinastes and aromatic wild lavender – took over the reins. […]

Benidorm

Tasty Tapas in the Old Town of Benidorm

August 21, 2011 Andy 0

Anyone looking for an authentic taste of Spain in the popular tourist resort of Benidorm should head to the maze of narrow streets that run down from the 18th century Church of San Jaime and the Castillo, which form the area known as the old town. […]