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El Almacen – A Wonderful Wine Bar in Daya Vieja
El Almacen – A Wonderful Wine Bar in Daya Vieja

El Almacen – A Wonderful Wine Bar in Daya Vieja

Everyone needs a wonderful wine bar within walking distance, right? Well, now we have one. Thanks to Rafa Vives and his team at El Almacén Wine Bar, we can stroll out for a glass of top quality vino at very…

Puente La Reina and its Roasted Red Peppers
Puente La Reina and its Roasted Red Peppers

Puente La Reina and its Roasted Red Peppers

Puente La Reina (The Queen’s Bridge) is a small medieval town lying just a short drive South West of Pamplona, beyond the windfarm on El Perdon. It seems strange to be writing about a place some nine years afte visiting,…

Albarracin – amazing antique architecture!
Albarracin – amazing antique architecture!

Albarracin – amazing antique architecture!

Albarracín is one of those places that really needs to be added on everyone’s “to do” list of Spain. Just two hours drive from both Zaragoza and Valencia, and about three and a half from Madrid, it’s far enough away…

Ayna – The Manchego Switzerland!
Ayna – The Manchego Switzerland!

Ayna – The Manchego Switzerland!

Ayna is a small village about an hour’s drive south of Albacete. It really is Castile – La Mancha’s Switzerland if you believe the signposting you see everywhere. Its ever declining population of less than a thousand inhabitants is spread…

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