Tagged with Pyrenees

Edible nature, into the wild…

Edible nature, into the wild…

Walking in the Pyrenees awakened the herbalist in me. It started with my husband who noticed some thyme (Thymus nervosus) between the rocks. The scent of the crushed thyme between my fingers triggered the biologist in me. From then on I started to show even more interest in nature around me. And it slowed us … Lees verder

Two walks in Valle de Tena

Two walks in Valle de Tena

Ordesa valley consists of three valleys: Ordesa, Anisclo and Pineta. But from our base in Torla it is more than an hour by car to get to Valle de Pineta. Valle de Tena on the other hand is only 45 minutes away from Torla. Our guidebook also mentioned that the Pineta valley has been spoiled … Lees verder

Ordesa Valley, the grand canyon of Europe

Ordesa Valley, the grand canyon of Europe

For a blog post on walking Established in 1918 the Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido was Spain’s first protected area and an undisputed highlight of the Pyrenees. Covering an area of 156 square kilometres the park contains the showcase valleys of Ordesa and Anisclo. In 1997 it was made a world heritage site … Lees verder

Costa Brava, the wild coast

Costa Brava, the wild coast

We wanted to take some days of in the neighbourhood of Barcelona. We had already visited the city itself, the glorious Sagrada Familia and the Gaudi buildings, Parc Güell, the old city with its great tapa bars followed by some shopping away from the Ramblas. We only missed out on the Miro museum in the … Lees verder