If you find this blog funny, clever or even useful, you can keep it alive with a small donation. Thank you!
- Driving a Lorry for Brexit
- Hej Hej
- Sunrise at the Cemetery
- Facing the Firing Squad in Style
- One Hundred Years Ago, Countries were established that have been all but forgotten – August 1921: Baranya-Baja and Tannu-Tuwa
- To Stockholm, on a Train of Uncharted Consciousness
- Peak Sweden
- A Birthday without Lake Garda
- “The Hundred-Year-Old Man who Climbed out of the Window and Disappeared” by Jonas Jonasson
- Protective Equipment
Tag Archives: Venta Micena
In the countryside, we go to bed early and we rise early. The latter isn’t that hard when sunrises like this one expect you almost every day.
When I spoke of people shooting at me, nobody believed me. So, I ventured outside again and took photos of the many bullet casings lying around. Also, I noticed someone following me with a drone. And then, most cunning of … Continue reading
I had gone to Huéscar for market day, thinking I might as well look for my favorite Spanish newspaper, El Pais. It would find it at the tobacco shop, I was told. As I entered the store, just around the … Continue reading
As you saw yesterday, the bar in Venta Micena is dry. So I had to walk ten kilometers to Orce to get something to drink. (Just because some of you had asked me to test the local swill.) Well, I … Continue reading
Sadly, that bar ain’t never been open since I’ve been here.
Why are there chimneys and antennas rising from the ground? That’s simple. Because people are living under the ground. Like hobbits. I shall attempt to get acquainted with someone living in such a cave and to obtain an invitation, so … Continue reading
With many of the places around here, I am really not sure if anybody lives there. But whenever I approach too closely, dogs are barking or shots are fired.
You must have already noticed it in the photos of the last two weeks: the mountain range of the Sierra de María at the eastern end of the valley of Venta Micena. From the first day I laid eyes on … Continue reading