Latin Love No. 20 – Paella

IMG_4148 Paella.  The ultimate Spanish comfort food.  Either seafood or mixed which typically also includes chicken and pork.  IMG_3724 Served in the pan in which is has simmered until the golden, safron-flavored rice is perfectly cooked. Seaside optional.

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Latin Love No. 19 – Meditation Seat

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I typically end my walks by sitting on this tree stump and meditating, tuning into the sound of the sea.  Like my thoughts, some days the sea is wild and turbulent, other days calm and peaceful.  When I open my eyes and look out onto this beautiful vista, I say “thank you.”

Latin Love No. 18 – Chiringuitos

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Lining the Paseo Maritimo are chiringuitos, seaside bars and restaurants.  Many of them have barges filled with sand in which they burn wood to grill salted sardines which are typical of this area.  One of the added pleasures of my walks by the seaside is the deeply comforting smell of a wood fire combined with the tantalizing aroma of delicious foods being prepared for lunch goers.