Postcard from Catalonia; Fun in the Delta l’ Ebre rice paddies

Now what do we have here, what could this group of inadequately dressed and inexperienced people possibly be doing picking rice in a Catalan rice paddy? It was a day spent in the Delta l’ Ebre wetland region of Catalonia, Spain, apart from learning about picking rice we also discovered how to fish with nets and the difficulties of punting …

Postcard from a bucketlist day, hot air ballooning in Spain

Keeping bucket lists is not my style however if I did, drifting on air currents on an early mist filled morning over extinct volcanoes in a hot air balloon would certainly qualify. Ballooning rules! Floating on air over the La Garrotxa region of Catalonia provided countless memorable moments and almost as many favourite images. Any first time experience should be …