Monday, 30 June 2014

Ibiza Stag Weekend

Lift from airport by a guy we meet in the airport, we had to pile in to his small car.

Quad biking around island

Great food at Cala d'Hort

Maricas at Cala Comte

Hiring bikes in Formentera along Ses Llletes

Bay Watch 

Keeping beers cold at Ses Llletes

Great restaurant at Ses Lllletes

Quad bike video

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

20 Years Since My First Travel Adventure. I am celebrating With Sharing My Photos On Instagram



View my highlights on Instagram Martins Photo Blog 

I first hit the road and started backpacking around the world on my first adventure back in 1994. And I want to celebrate by giving thanks, by looking back at all the beautiful people and places that have changed my life. 

I have put a collection on my Instagram gallery for you to view, of all the beautiful places I have visited. 





Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Antigua Casa de Guardia Malaga

is the oldest wine bar/tavern in Malaga. Founded in 1840 by Don José Guardia

Cask wooden barrels

Where they still chalk the cost of your drinks on the age-old oak counters
 

Even John Wayne took time out from filming 

Saturday, 29 March 2014

Cordoba

Is a city in Andalusia, southern Spain, and the capital of the province of Córdoba

Plaza de la Corredera Square



The square is ringed by apartments and an assortment of lively pubs, cafes and shops.


Steve knocking back a tequila, in a cool bar in the Square with friendly atmosphere 

Friday, 28 March 2014

Almonaster La Real


Almonaster la Real is a town and municipality located in the province of Huelva, Spain.
One of the least spoilt villages of the Sierra de Aracena


Inside the 10th Century Mezquita
That has 5 naves, whose arches, like in the Mezquita in Cordoba, are perpendicular to Qibla.

Alajar


Alájar is a town and municipality located in the province of Huelva, Spain

Secluded walks from the main town

Cork Oak trees, bark is striped every 9 years

Iberian Pork. Free range pigs whose diet is based on acorns, have brought international fame. Producing "Pata negra" ham and various dried pork products.


Thursday, 27 March 2014

Lebrija

Is a city in the province of Seville

Must visit this bar Tasca "el chocazo" at lunch time and try Solera

Siesta at the bank of the Guadalquivir river

Touring cyclists slowly cycling

White storks nesting - Senuela chapel 

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Los Caños de Meca



 The walk along the coast "Los Caños de Meca" starting at Zahora 




Monday, 24 March 2014

Zahara de la Sierra

The scenic drive from Ronda to Los Caños de Meca

Unexpected road closer (Failed road bridge) sent us on a diversion that turned out to be one of the most beautiful road journeys

Sat-nav giving us indication of our route of a winding road

Spectacular views of the lake at Zahara de la Sierra

The town of Zahara de la Sierra make a great breakfast coffee stop

Sunday, 23 March 2014

Ronda

Our first stop in Spain, only 1 hr drive from Malaga.

The new bridge

A couple with plenty of time to enjoy and paint the views 

Always time for tapers in Spain