Like A Different Country…

As I came off the motorway I felt like I had arrived in a different country: In comparison to Salamanca, Northern Spain felt very Alpine – Very like Switzerland, or maybe Bavaria. I note that this area of Spain is relatively close for driving to from the UK so I might have to drive back here at some stage, I’m getting home with just one overnight stop in France. Continue reading

New Country!

A new country today – one which I haven’t been to since I was very young (I don’t really remember that). A 3 hour drive from the Gers and I crossed the border in to España (Spain). Most of my driving on the French side of the border today was not on the motorway; I went cross country from Fleurance and didn’t get on the motorway until I was within touching distance of the border. Continue reading