Midsummer and pretty much everything on the barbecue

Midsummer in Sweden is a celebratory affair. It symbolizes the longest day of the year and there are strong traditions. The first thing you do is to leave town if you live there and head for the summer house or friends/family in the country. There will be a maypole, in Swedish called a midsommarstång. There … Continue reading

The wine and the women at Parés Baltà, Catalonia part II

I woke up after my snooze just as we were getting close to the winery, Parés Baltà, the last stop on our journey. I have never been to a winery on a tour before so I was very excited. The first thing that got my attention was that the vineyards around the Parés Baltà building were so green, a stark … Continue reading