Mercado de Colon in Valencia, Spain. Dan Page / CoastsideSlacking

Road Weary in Valencia, Spain, We Refresh with Gulliver in the Garden and Paella at the Beach

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There comes a moment during most vacations when the travelers are ready to go home. For us, that day arrived in Valencia. We were weary of old towns, bored with cathedrals and battlements, and frustrated by our substandard Spanish. So, we went native. Continue reading “Road Weary in Valencia, Spain, We Refresh with Gulliver in the Garden and Paella at the Beach”

Consuegra windmills in Castile-La Mancha, Spain. Dawn Page / CoastsideSlacking

We Conquer Toledo and Consuegra in Don Quixote’s Spain; No Windmills were Harmed

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In a world obsessed by real and imagined threats, an Iberian Peninsula itinerary would be incomplete without a stop in the Spain of Miguel de Cervantes, the 17th century novelist whose protagonist in “Don Quixote” mistakenly tilted at a windmill or two. Continue reading “We Conquer Toledo and Consuegra in Don Quixote’s Spain; No Windmills were Harmed”