Passion for Spain & Latin America

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Riomalo de Arriba
Dieter Wiggert

My five favourite villages in Spain – Riomalo de Arriba

The fourth place on this list of my favorite villages is located in Las Hurdes, a region in the northwest of the province of Cáceres, and is called Riomalo de Arriba. This is not to be confused with Riomalo de Abajo, which is about 25 kilometers away. Interesting fact: it

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pueblos bonitos Mogarraz
Dieter Wiggert

My five favourite villages in Spain – Mogarraz

In each blog post I will describe one of these five: Mogarraz (Salamanca) Guetaria (Guipúzcoa) Zahara de la Sierra (Cádiz) Cadaqués (Girona) Riomalo de Arriba (Cáceres) If you’re in the mood for more, here are my runners up: Masca (Tenerife) Castellfollit (Gerona) Cudillero (Asturias) Morella (Castellón) Iznájar (Córdoba) Alquézar (Huesca)

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Amanda and Dieter

Hello everybody!

Greetings from Salamanca, Spain and welcome to our BLOG.

We've been living in Spain for over 30 years and are looking forward to sharing insights and experiences about our much loved adopted home.

Rather than providing a trot through every city or an exhaustive what to do list when in a place, posts focus on a few of our favourite things. Places to eat, stay, drives, sunsets will feature. Some well known, some secret. And wine, cooking, sport and Spanish treats too.

Amanda Wiggert McCarthy

"I'm calling to tell you that you are going to Salamanca next year on some new EU wheeze called Erasmus. I forgot to pick anyone last term. Going to take the first three I find who speak Spanish. ¿Tú hablas español, no?"

And so I landed in Salamanca and it all began ...

Dieter Wiggert

I was nineteen and aboard a train in Germany when a brochure left behind on the seat beside me entitled “Learn Spanish in Spain” caught my eye. It was packed with Spanish schools dotted all over Spain.

One city had a name that was so appealing I said it to myself out loud a few times: Salamanca. And that was that. Just a few weeks later I Ianded up here.

We hope to have shared our love of Spanish and Latin America
and will be back soon to paint more pictures in your mind…

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