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Category: Spain

Tapas

If Spain is known for anything, it’s tapas. Tapas restaurants and bars have long been integrated into European and colonial…

Malaga Cathedral

This is the last of the wedding cake cathedrals that we experienced while in Spain. And honestly, we didn’t even…

Alcazaba

The Alcazaba was built in the mid-11th century. It’s not as old as other sites in Europe, but it’s well…

Malaga

Málaga is a cute little city and in hindsight, we should have stayed here for more time… perhaps on arrival….

Tarifa to Malaga

Tarifa to Málaga: 159 km, about 2-hours. The final leg of our journey was back to our point of entry…

Playa Chica, Tarifa

We didn’t spend a lot of time beach going in Tarifa. The only beach we visited (on a very windy…

Bamboo

Bamboo became one of our favourite restaurants in Tarifa. Directly outside the city walls, it’s across the street from the…

Chilimoso

Upon walking through the Puerta de Jerez, we almost immediately found Chilimoso… a vegetarian / vegan / gluten free restaurant…

Castillo de Guzman

Alonso Perez de Guzman el Bueno, heroe caztellano que acepto la muerte de su primogenito antes de entregar la plaza…

Tarifa

Left is the Puerta de Jerez, the main entrance to the old town of Tarifa and the only gate left…

Arcos de la Frontera to Tarifa

Next destination: South… as far South as you can go in Spain: to Tarifa and the Strait of Gibraltar where…

Final Views from Arcos

Arcos de la Frontera sits atop a sandstone ridge, which can be seen from just about angle. You could easily…

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