Discovering the 1000-year-old Moorish palace Alcazaba of Málaga

Discovering the 1000-year-old Moorish palace Alcazaba of Málaga

I’m usually quite longwinded when I express myself here and in an effort to circumvent that, I will try to write in the style of an eloquent 12-year-old (or Hemingway). Málaga is a Spanish city located near Gibraltar and North Africa. It’s one of the oldest cities in the world. Picasso was born here and […]

Hiking around Laguna Salada de la Mata behind Torrevieja

Hiking around Laguna Salada de la Mata behind Torrevieja

I’ve lived in Torrevieja for nearly two months now, and while I guess I technically haven’t seen most of the city, at least I’ve discovered all its main attractions. I have walked at least 6 – 7 kilometers to the north, south and west from where I live. I can’t go further east than about […]

Christmas in Santa Bárbara Castle

Christmas in Santa Bárbara Castle

I’ve always been fascinated by history and I love old castles, strongholds and fortresses. According to Wikipedia, there are around 2500 castles in Spain. So when I discovered that a huge, over 1000 year-old-castle is located in Alicante not far away from here, I knew I had to check it out. My entire life, I’ve […]