Receso a Pamplona

The first thing one must do upon arriving in a new place: sniff out the best pastries and the strongest cup of coffee. An easy feat in Pamplona! Continue reading Receso a Pamplona


Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park

We said goodbye to Torla, and a big hello to Ordesa and Monte Perdido!  The parking lot was full of Spaniards decked out in fancy (read: never worn) hiking gear, most of it a bright, bright red, which I imagined was just a bit of homeland fanaticism.  We wore all the clothes we brought with us, mixed and matched with no particular fashion goal in mind, just warmth, and even then, the weather took us a bit by surprise.  But when we started on our trip, we enjoyed mild temperatures and beautiful autumn colors. After a couple of hours of … Continue reading Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park