We left North Holland and traveled two hours by train to our new home for the month in Moordrecht, South Holland.
During our month in North Holland, we have skipped the main courses and survived instead by snacking like Dutchies.
From the saddles of our new second-hand Dutch bikes we are following the local way of life.
To get to know the versatile Andalusian horse, we visited the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art and the Yeguada de la Cartuja stud farm.
Semana Santa (Holy Week) is the most important religious holiday in Spain.
Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, and El Puerto de Santa Maria form the Sherry Triangle, home to the sherry wines of southern Spain.
To find and consume true paella valenciana, went to see paella’s rural birthplace on the banks of the Albufera lagoon.
The Fallas Festival of Valencia culminates on March 19th with a riot of fireworks and bonfires that would even inspire Burning Man to stand up and cheer.
Valencia is one of Spain’s principal ceramic centers.
After our first week here, Valencia has proven to be a veritable feast for the senses.