We blogged about the market in Barcelona which was a large central market with fresh fish, vegetables, fruit, etc. Looking for something similar, we went to the Mercado de San Miguel in Madrid: We found something completely different. It is… Continue Reading
We walked out to the Hotel Racamar on the other side of the bay, up on the hill, the other three star hotel in town, very nice. You always know a place is good when lots of locals eat there:… Continue Reading
Paella and sangria seem to be the main food and drink associated with Spain. In Barcelona, the Ramblas is probably the most touristy place in all of Spain. A big wide boulevard with cafes, stalls, human statues, etc. You walk… Continue Reading
Post by Wynette: I know we are confusing people by jumping back and forth from place to place, out of order from how we visited them. But, I have a few more pictures I wanted to post from Cadaques even… Continue Reading
Post by Wynette: For the past year, I’ve been studying Spanish and found a great podcast/website that provides listening practice: notesinspanish.com It is done by a delightful young couple who live here in Madrid. Ben is originally from England and… Continue Reading
Post by Wynette: We’ve been in Madrid for 3 days. Tomorrow we head back for the USA. We have liked Madrid, more than we expected. It’s a beautiful city and relatively restful, inexpensive, and easy to navigate for a big… Continue Reading
Post by Charlie: That is what Wynette called some of the pastries at the deli/bakery around the corner. Also note the pizza, which we have had for two meals so far.
Post by Charlie: Girona also has a big covered market like the one in Barcelona. We wish we could try all the kinds of olives.
Post by Charlie: This is the little deli around the corner from our hotel in Girona. We have eaten there a few times you can see some of the sandwiches they have above the Easter eggs. they also have bread:… Continue Reading
Post by Wynette: If you’ve read our blogs from trips to Italy you know we were always raving about the coffee. To our surprise, we like the coffee in Spain even more. It’s been fantastic. We always order cafe con… Continue Reading