In the province of South Holland, we discovered the Dutch Golden Age in Delft, The Hague, and Leiden.
To buy that next piece of Beemster, Edam, or Gouda just smile and say cheese.
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.
In Alkmaar, we rented a small apartment, bought a couple of second-hand bikes, and set out to explore the province of North Holland.
Over the next two months, we hope to keep our feet dry as we explore the Dutch provinces of North and South Holland.
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.