SRapallo, IPAD drawing, Hiking, Madrid, 2017

Santiago de Compostela (El camino) or The Way of St. James

This is my first blog in 2018. My last one was in June 2017. I had my personal journey fighting against cervical cancer last year and I had no energy whatsoever to post anything. Well, I’m still here! But after surgery in July and the beginning of chemo at the end of August, I’ve manage to travel to  Galícia and visited the city of…

SRapallo, Terrine, watercolor on Archer, 2017.

Sublime Terrine

Sublime Terrine   I just love terrine and pates and… well, French Cuisine.  Last weekend we went to visit the Monastery of Uclés, located 98km from Madrid and I bought a bottle of Vermut by a local producer. Well, it was the excellent excuse to prepare another terrine. This time I put pork, veal and cow meat. Wrapped in bacon and also pistachios, mushrooms,…

SRapallo, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, oil on paper, 65 x 50 cm, Madrid, 2017.

San Lorenzo de El Escorial

San Lorenzo de El Escorial   San Lorenzo de El Escorial. I’ve been there many times, but last time was special because I was with my husband Luis, my son Gabriel and his girlfriend Juliete. Also known as El Escorial de Arriba is a town and municipality in the Community of Madrid, Spain, located to the northwest of the region in the southeastern side…

SRapallo, "Pedraza", watercolor, 2016.

Pedraza, Spain

Pedraza We’ve been in Pedraza last weekend. Pedraza is a municipality in Spain, located in the province of Segovia in the autonomous community of Castile and León. It is located at 37 km northeast of the city of Segovia with a population of less than 500. Every year in July, Pedraza holds the Concierto de las Velas festival during La Noche de las Velas. Residents…