Parallel Worlds

[two pro travel journalists turn amateur bloggers]

Parallel worlds: Calm, crazy, beautiful worlds

[photograph © Narina Exelby] An early afternoon run through the streets of old Pamplona which, a few weeks from now, will be the craziest party capital of the world; and … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

Pamplona: More than just bulls, booze and bedlam

[words and photographs © Mark Eveleigh] “Pamplona is changed, of course, but not as much as we are older. I found that if you took a drink that it got … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · 14 Comments

Life and death in Hemingway’s Pamplona

[words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] Over the past few weeks we’ve been blogging about writers who fell in love with Spain. There was Laurie Lee, who said that Granada … Continue reading

March 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Where to find magic in Cordoba

[words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] Over the centuries Spain has made “prisoners” of many foreign writers who have come to travel here, to call it home and in several … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Barcelona, according to George Orwell

   [words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] Over the centuries Spain has made “prisoners” of many foreign writers who have come to travel here, to call it home (Washington Irving, … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

Spain: a romantic prison for foreign writers

[words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] “Spain is a very special country and one must approach it with respect and with his eyes and ears open,” wrote James A. Michener … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · 5 Comments

Parallel worlds: Two crazy lucky lottery winners

[words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] What would you do if you won the lottery? Be honest – you’ve mulled over that before, right? You’d go travelling, pay off your … Continue reading

February 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

De Puta Madre – Spain’s 25 unmissable fiestas

[words and photographs © Mark Eveleigh] With an average of nine fiestas on any given day, Spain has every right to claim its place as Europe’s party nation, if not the … Continue reading

January 24, 2012 · 5 Comments

Parallel worlds: Christmas in 4 cities and a small Irish village

We asked five writers around the world – in four cities and a small Irish village – what the Christmas vibe is like where they are, right now. We didn’t … Continue reading

December 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

The surf revolutionary

[words by Mark Eveleigh / video by Sergio Villalba, The WideAngle] A sunny afternoon on Spain’s north coast and a gentle offshore breeze is sculpting the surface of the Bay … Continue reading

December 15, 2011 · 3 Comments

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