Tagged with Catalan

Ode to the calçot…

Ode to the calçot…

Catalunya has many traditions that revolve around food.  It is one of the many reasons this food-o-phile is so enamored with this region.  We are currently in peak calçot season – which usually begins in mid to late January and runs through early spring. A calçot (in catalan the letter “ç” is pronounced for all intent and purposes like … Continue reading

Attempting to snowboard in Andorra…

Attempting to snowboard in Andorra…

Andorra.  To me it sounds like the name of a fairy tale kingdom – far, far, away.  In reality it is a country (yes a country – this was news to me too my fellow geographically challenged friends)  in the Pyrenees Mountains, nestled between Spain and France.  From Barcelona, this is not far, far, away, … Continue reading