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A Catalan Tradition Revived: Shepherding

Our tour leaders in Spain recently forwarded this compelling New York Time’s article on Shepherd Schools in the Catalonia region. The story struck close to home for Tour Leader and...Read More »

Reviews

Movie Review: Walking the Camino – Six Ways To...

Geography, history, spirituality, people, adventure. These are just a few of the puzzle pieces that come together to form the “camino experience” for anyone traveling the Camino de Santiago en route to Santiago de Compostela. These...Read More »

Views from Parc Guell, Barcelona

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The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Dive into this deliciously dark tale about passion, love, loss and life and follow David Martín, the main character, through Barcelona’s murky alleys and wide avenues. David is a gifted...Read More »

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Recipes

Romesco Sauce

Tour leader Joan Escosura shares this recipe for Romesco Sauce which is a specialty of  the Catalonia region of Spain where he lives (and leads bicycle tours!) Joan also wisely...Read More »

Mary Kay on the Camino de Santiago

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One Pilgrim’s Way

You’re doing what? Why on earth….? You’re walking how far? By yourself? How long will that take you? Are you crazy? Do you speak any Spanish? Some of these questions...Read More »

Guy Lothian in Catalonia with ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours

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Cyclists of Spain by Guy Lothian

ExperiencePlus! traveler Guy Lothian impressed us with his talent for words and we love this ode that was inspired by “an afternoon encounter with some serious local cyclists” during the...Read More »

Destinations > Spain

Cycling Andalucia: News from the Field

We’re always tickled when writers and photographers come on tour, and this time, Brice Peressini is reporting from Andalucia, Spain. He’s put together a post for each day of the...Read More »

Recipes

Tortillas from Catalonia

Spanish omelets or tortillas are one of the most common dishes in Spain and though most are made with potatoes the French influenced Catalan version uses chick peas instead. You...Read More »

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Movie Review: The Way

Movie Review: The Way     Directed by Emilio Estevez Tom, a doctor from California, was living a comfortable life on his own until he received a phone call that...Read More »

Reviews

Iberia by James Michener

Reviewed by ExperiencePlus! traveler Bill Giovinazzo During our last trip with ExperiencePlus, my son and I were having dinner when he ordered Coquilles St. Jacques. As we ate our dinner...Read More »