Beautiful Barcelona

Iโ€™d been so looking forward to visiting Barcelona which is the capital of Catalonia, one of the 50 Spanish provinces. Everyone I know who has

Death with a view

I have a fascination with graveyards. I am drawn to their peacefulness, their interminable silence, their other-worldliness. Death is a mystery to all of us,

Aveyron and the Gorges du Tarn

We peer up the narrow overgrown yard leading to the ramshackle barn, wondering whether we had finally picked a dud. Fortunately, as we walk up

The Alpilles and Camargue

Our footsteps echo through the deserted cobblestones streets of the village clinging to the rocky outcrop, the castle ruins looming overhead. A natural fortress, Les