Guest post on D Travels Round, republished byLonely Planet online – June 2012

Daily Wanderlust: Santo Domingo de la Calzada, Spain

“Vibrant crops span like a patchwork quilt across the Spanish countryside, hugging the contours of the land all the way to the horizon. The clash of hues – lime and teal, mantis and moss – takes my breath away and stills me mid-step as I breach the crest.

A brief shower of warm afternoon rain has just quenched the thirsty pastures, leaving the afternoon clear and cool, and me drenched from tip to toe. But I am content here, feasting on the beauty and listening to the rhythmic echo of singing frogs and crunching footsteps as I continue along the trail…”

Words and image by Nic Freeman.


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