Category Archive for: ‘Spain & Islands – Beyond Andalucia’

Andrew Forbes Arrives At The Cathedral In Santiago De Compostela

Keep Pushing On – how walking the Camino touched my life

The last few kilometres were tough; it was early afternoon as we entered Santiago de Compostela the sun was high …

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Andrew Forbes Scallop Shell Santiago De Compostela

The Camino and the Concha – history and icons from the Way

Yesterday a friend, having recently returned from the Camino de Santiago, gave me a Pilgrim’s shell he had brought back …

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Dont Stop Walking Camino De Santiago

Confessions of a ‘caminante’

I know, usually it’s during the Camino de Santiago that the soul searching starts, and hope for the absolution for …

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Andrew Forbes Hiking

What does the Camino mean to you? – Spain’s Camino de Santiago

In less than two months time, ‘god willing’, I will be in Galicia, starting the walk of my life, a …

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Travelling The Silver Way – Spain’s Ruta de la Plata from Andalucia to Asturias

The ‘Silver Route’ is one of Europe’s early trading and pilgrimage ways, linking the Bay of Biscay in the north …

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Escape to Ibiza

A long, luxurious weekend in Ibiza.  When my articles are published I will link to them from here. We stayed …

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Marques De Riscal Andrew Forbes

Rioja’s Cathedrals of Wine

I’m slowly conquering Spain – spending free time to explore different regions. Last month we made it to Rioja…Probably the …

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On our way to the wineries of Rioja, we stayed in Zaragoza. It's was my first time in the arid …

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