Journeys around Cádiz province

After a great week cruising around with Mother and Father Pollard in their motorhome, we moved on to our next workaway, close to a village called Vejer de la Frontera in Cádiz province. Our hosts were an amazing English couple – Chris and Jo – who have been living and working in Spain since the…

Málaga to Cádiz; or, Spanish travel for OAPs

After leaving Brian’s place in Pizarra, we spent another weekend in Málaga before meeting up with my parents in their motorhome. We’d enjoyed Málaga on our first trip and decided we fancied some more sightseeing, tapas and churros, and as Brian needed to go to the hardware store in Málaga he kindly gave us a…

Pizarra, Andalucía

Our adventure began in Pizarra, in the Málaga province of Andalucía, Spain. I say that for convenience, but in fact the place where we've been staying is around 5km away from Pizarra, up in the surrounding valley with gorgeous panoramic views of the hilly landscape and little villages nestled in between. But more of that…

Reasons Why the Dutch are Awesome

So, the Dutch really seem to have their shit together. There are many things that led me to this conclusion during my week in Amsterdam (for work, unfortunately, though I did manage to squeeze in some sightseeing). I'm going to outline a couple of the reasons here: (1) Everyone cycles. And cycling is a safe…