October 30, 2012

The loveliest town in England

The poet John Betjeman said that Ludlow was “the most perfect town in England”. Haile Salassi spent his exile there, so perhaps Betjeman was right.
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Succulent fruits

 According to the tourism authorities the Costa Blanca isn’t just the beaches of the ‘White Coast’. Inland is a whole different way of life.     This article is taken from Inland Trips from the Costa Blanca, twenty-two excursions throughout the Valencian Community,
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Labyrincian Albarracín

When Mickey Mouse scuttled though medieval streets in The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Disney must have picked up the idea from Albarracín.     Standing in the car-park below Albarracín, staring upward, wondering how the wooden balconies above you haven’t succumbed to the
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