Last night we headed to Marchena, a town about 20 minutes east of Moron, to an Argentinian restaurant called La Tranquera. Tranquera specializes in grilled meats and many of the menu items are delivered to your table on small coal grills. The menu is extensive with various appetizers and salads to start off with as… Continue reading Restaurant Review – La Tranquera
Last weekend a few couples from Moron joined up with some other couples from Rota Naval Station for a marriage retreat at the beautiful Barcelo Resort on the Costa Ballena in Cadiz Province. The Moron group (Kane and Celina with their cute little baby, Austin, us and Lisa and Brady). The hotel was beautiful but… Continue reading Marriage Retreat in Costa Ballena
Combine my love of cooking with my love of fruits and vegetables and you get my endless quest for fresh and affordable produce. Some of you may remember the $10 watermelons I never bought in Korea. Well thankfully, Spain is a lot more produce friendly. There is a small chain of stores in Moron de… Continue reading My Endless Quest For Produce
Once again it’s been forever since I last updated this blog. It’s hard having two blogs to take care of but I know the readers of my other blog are definitely not interested in craft projects and recipes. Joe and I are happily settling in Moron de la Frontera, Spain where we will reside for… Continue reading We're in Spain!
As if we didn’t have enough of Carnaval in Cadiz we wanted to check out the festivities right here in our very own village. 2 weeks ago, Moron de la Frontera hosted their own Carnaval and it was so fun to see all the celebrations and costumes up close and personal. Some friends drove over… Continue reading Carnaval in Moron
Joe and I headed to the castle at Los Morales with a group of about 20 others from base on Thursday night. The castle itself was older than I had imagined, a huge stone fortress denoting the center of town. The dinner at 25 euros per person was a great deal as it included all… Continue reading Valentine’s Day
Joe and I went to the house Sunday afternoon to make a list of the things that needed fixed before we move in. Most things are minor, light bulbs need replaced, windows are stuck, etc. We signed the lease on Tuesday and we move in Friday! The view of the house from the parking lot.… Continue reading Nuestra Casa
Joe and I woke up late this morning and headed west to Rota Naval Base and Cadiz. The weather was beautiful and the roads were empty which made for a great drive. The scenery on the way to Rota was gorgeous, bright green plains as far as the eye could see. We drove through a… Continue reading Carnaval in Cadiz
Joe and I went house hunting this morning with Marilo from the Housing Dept. The housing office is great here at Moron, they drive you around in a big van to the nearby towns and show you a number of homes that you have chosen from a book of available properties. Our first stop was… Continue reading We Found a House!
There’s something about traveling for 30 hours straight that brings out the ugliness in people. It’s hard to stay sweet and friendly after being sleep-deprived but I did my best. Tuesday Feb, 5th 9:00 AM Get on the road from Dothan to Atlanta 1:30 PM Drop off the rental car – seamless. 2:00 PM Check… Continue reading We’re Here!