• Spain Road Trip Part Two — Medieval Times

    By Pasture Braised on August 22, 2013
    From our lazy, hazy jaunt in the Andalusian capital our Spain road trip veered north to Iberico Pig country, and further north to medieval Spain. Aracena From Seville we drove through Parque Natural Sierra de Aracena to the small town of Aracena, and the even smaller village of Alájar. We were there for “Iberian Ham School” with our tour guides, teachers, and […]
  • Spain Road Trip Part One — Moor Cowbell!

    By Pasture Braised on August 18, 2013
    Spain —and therfor any Spain road trip— packs more into four corners than countries several times its size. We could happily pass the entirety of our 16-month trip eating and traveling our way through this fantastic, varied land. But for our three-week trip with the senior Purbricks, we focused on Moorish and Medieval Spain. After a highly satisfying foodie pilgrimage to […]
  • Barcelona: Eat. See. Do.

    By Pasture Braised on August 8, 2013
    We are in Lisbon, Portugal tonight, but still savoring the flavors of Barcelona. More to come soon… We love Barcelona. Between the two of us we’ve visited the Pearl of the Mediterranean six times in the last decade. We were super-excited leading up to this trip; older, wiser, and ready to explore a city we’ve loved individually together (and with Natalie’s […]