La Palma, the Canary Island with a unique link to Venezuela

It’s a small place, La Palma. Not only on a map; I was sure I’d heard this tale of growing up in Venezuela and moving back home to La Palma to avoid military service before. Maybe this guy was a relative of the driver from the previous night. La Palma, one of the smallest and…

A taste of Madrid at Mercado San Miguel

I love just wandering around a city and chancing across things. Places that aren’t in the guide book or one off events that I happen to be in the right place at the right time to see. With only a morning to see a little bit of Madrid on the way home, we headed for…