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Week 12: Costa Maresme

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This week, we headed to the coast just north of Barcelona for our final two weeks. This is the perfect way to bring a close to this wonderful family holiday with a view over the Mediterranean and the constant sound of the waves. There was definitely a slowing down this week, but we still managed […]

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Week 11: El Berguedá, Catalonia

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This week, we crossed the Pyrenees and arrived back in Spain for our final 3 weeks. We spent the week exploring and soaking up the beautiful region of El Berguedá and home of the impressive and spiritual El Massís de Pedraforca. It was all about mushrooms and mountains and adventure parks this week! Here’s what […]

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Week 10: Pyréneés-Orientales

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This week, we left the vineyards and headed across France to the Pyrenees on the south-east coast of France. It was time for some more mountains and the constant threat of wet weather.   We were also joined for a few days by Gloria, Brigit’s mum and the girls much loved ‘Nana. Here’s what we got […]

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Week 9: Gironde

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This week, we finally landed in France having Chloe’s constant asking “when are we going to France?” as she knew that was when we would be celebrating her birthday. It was time for cakes and fine wines… Here’s what we got up to in Week 9… Where We Went… Barsac After a long day’s driving […]

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Week 8: Bilbao

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This week, we got back into city life at Bilbao. Think the Guggenheim, pintxos (little ‘bites’), txakoli (the local table wine) and the general ‘buzz’ of a thriving Spanish city. Here’s what we got up to this week in Bilbao (and surrounds)… Where We Went Bilbao We had an apartment right in the centre of […]

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Week 6: Costa Oeste de Asturias

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[This post is mostly written by Brigit] This week, we left the verdant green Galicia for the verdant green Asturias, as we tasted sidra and enjoyed tranquil ocean waters and jumped in the big surf. Here’s what we got up to in Week 6… Where We Went… Viveiro/Covas Since our next accommodation wasn’t available until […]