Day: September 30, 2020

Trip to Grasse: Part II

In Part I of my trip, I showed you around the town. Now, let’s turn our attention to that which has made Grasse famous: perfume. Trade with the Moors in 16th century brought jasmine to Grasse, which is perfectly placed to grow these fragrant… Continue Reading “Trip to Grasse: Part II”

Wordless Wednesday

Another photo from the start of Vuelta a Espana 2016 in Galicia, the north-western corner of the Iberian peninsula. The Galicians are descended from Spain’s second wave of Celtic invaders (from the British Isles and western Europe), hence probably the bagpipes, who came across… Continue Reading “Wordless Wednesday”