The authorities in Envigado, the home town of Pablo Escobar, are working hard to get rid of his memory. But it is a complex and difficult task due to the long history of the relaxing reputation of a certain plant. Anyway, this was not the reason why my husband and I decided to visit the […]
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El Hierro’s volcanic coast is shaped by strong winds and waves that are almost never at rest. But calm natural pools appear now and then and make it easy to swim whatever the weather is. Some of these are facilitated for the public and are among the most spectacular bathing places in Spain. © Photos […]
I had an exciting moment some days ago on a trip to my favorite Canary Island, El Hierro. I discovered that it felt like home when we arrived. Maybe we will end up here one day and here are some of the reasons. I wrote a little about El Hierro during the three months we spent […]
El Hierro is an island of spectacular volcanic beauty. The lively inhabitants are strongly connected to Latin America and this amazing environment now has a restaurant that mixes these colorful vibes with an excellent Italian twist. Las Flores del Mar (The Flowers of the Sea) is run by a charming couple who could easily fit […]
Something very unusual happened today. My husband and I walked from Icod de Los Vinos to Garachico. Thirsty after two hours of walking, we looked for refreshments and suddenly we were participating in a Korean reality TV show. The weather was warm and nice today and my husband and I decided to take a long walk. […]
Love has many beautiful manifestations all over the world. If you are so lucky to be in Barcelona you will find the strongest love appearance man has ever built: The Basílica of La Sagrada Familia—a colorful temple of faith, hope, and love. This mind-blowing cathedral that is still under construction is the life’s work of Antoni Gaudi (1852 – 1926), a […]