Author: Fotomatiz

Visit to the Briksdal Glacier

The beautiful Oldedalen Valley People from all over the world come to visit the famous Briksdal glacier (Briksdalsbreen) located between waterfalls and high peaks. This glacier is one of the most accessible and best known arms of the Jostedalsbreen glacier. The glacier is located in Jostedalsbreen National Park, the Jostedalsbreen ice cap extends unbroken for more than 60 kilometres. The Briksdal glacier lies on the north side of the Jostedalsbreen, in Briksdalen (the Briks valley) which is located at the end of the Oldedalen valley, about 25 kilometres of the village of Olden. We hiked up from the mountain lodge, up to see the glacier. The walk is 3...

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Happy 2018

To everybody out there wishes everybody a happy 2018, full of peace, love, health, happiness and of course lot’s and lot’s of new...

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La matanza, preparing for the winter time

It’s barbecue time Ready to heat things up this autumn? There’s no better way to do it than with a Spanish “matanza”, the “slaughter of a pig”.  It’s the time of year to prepare for the winter time and traditionally that mean in lot’s of parts of Spain to slaughter a pig and prepare it’s meat for consumption the next couple of months.  Spanish diet’s varies a lot depending on the seasons and winter time is the period for meals rich in vet and meat, especially pork meat. Spain’s matanza is now getting renewed interest from farm-to-table food enthusiasts. “Una Matanza”...

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Musketeers in Yecla

Festivities in Yecla (Murcia) Next week (5th until 9th of December) starts the annual festivities of Our Lady of the Castle in Yecla (Murcia, Spain). part of these festivities are gachasmigas offered by the stewards of the blocks (November 9). This year one of the Butler is José Francisco Navarro Ibáñez. On the photograph: “Preparing a Gachasmigas, special Yecla dough meal. Bit of historical The celebration in honour to the Virgen del Castillo (or Lady of the Castle) of Yecla has a long tradition. It was July 17th, 1642, during the War of Catalonia, when a handful, 61 to...

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