Favorite Thing #4: Val d’Aran

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Dan Friesen on December 4, 2015 Aran Valley (Val d’Aran) is one of only two areas of Spain that sits on the northern flanks of the Pyrenees. Geologically, it… Read More

Favorite thing #3: Picos de Europa

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]by Dan Friesen on December 3, 2015 On August 17, 2009, Pat Lemmon and I made our way into Picos de Europa (Peaks of Europe) National Park intent on setting… Read More

Favorite Thing #2: Loarre Castle

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]by Dan Friesen on December 2, 2015 Loarre Castle – Classic Study in Medieval Fortresses and Spain’s Reconquest In 711 AD, Arab/Berber Muslims, often labeled by history as “Moors”, invaded… Read More

Favorite Thing #1: Ordesa National Park Walk

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]by Dan Friesen on December 1, 2015 One of my favorite walks takes place in Northern Spain on the south flanks of the Pyrenees Mountains. This entire region warrants high… Read More