Successes and setbacks takes a tongue in cheek look at how we have fared during our first 4 weeks in both our cave house and Spain in general.
To be honest though, we still don’t know where the last 4 weeks have gone. We are convinced that time runs at a different pace in this part of Spain. A blink of the eye and another day has gone, maybe we need to stop taking so many siestas ?
A year in the life of one foot in the cave takes a look at this years blog entries, along with any updates and reflections that we thought worth sharing.
Although before I start, I have to be honest and say that It seems far too soon to be doing a review of 2016. I do sometimes wonder where time goes ?
After all, we started discussing an eventual move to Spain back in September 2012 (whilst sitting on an agricultural terrace in Machu Picchu, Peru). Back then, we had set a goal of being in Spain by the end of 2016. We will actually be there in January 2017, but I think that in the grand scheme of things we can overlook a couple of weeks !
Anyway, enough of the waffling … here goes and I hope you enjoy the read 🙂 Continue reading →
Buying firewood, was one of the jobs we had set ourselves on our recent visit. Whilst this sounds a trivial thing, it ended up signifying so much more.
This was to be our last trip to our cave house before finally becoming full-time cave dwellers in January 2017. As such, we arrived with lots of luggage (most of our remaining possessions from the last 10 years spent in the Turks and Caicos) as well as a list of things we wanted to achieve whilst we were to be in Spain. Continue reading →
There are many things I love about our newly adopted home of Spain and the list is growing. My favourite though has to be the Spanish market days. This is probably just as well, because in Spain everyday is market day 🙂
In our area of Andalucia, I could go to a different market each and every day. From the smallest village with a couple of stalls in a single side street, through to the principal town of Baza, where the market truly is King for the day. Continue reading →
Thursday is market day in Huescar. It’s the second largest market in the area (after Baza) and only a few miles from where we were staying in Galera.
We knew that nearly every village holds a weekly market and that they are an important part of life in rural Spain. For us, this was going to be our first experience of visiting a Spanish market. Continue reading →