Beekeeping with Toni the beekeeper

Toni the beekeeper and beekeeping © 2015 stephanie de leng. All rights reserved.

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How to peel a prickly cactus fruit and why you should

Paring a prickly cactus fruit in EL Maestrat © 2014 stephanie de leng. All rights reserved.

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Sunflowers and what if?

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It is the first day of the New Year and I am reminded of Roald Dahl who wrote that January should not exist and why could there not be two Julys or Augusts instead? As usual at this time of … Continue reading

Penyagolosa

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What better introduction to El Maestrat than Penyagolosa, its emblem and focal point? It commands the eye where ever you are and at 1,813 meters above sea level, it is the second highest mountain peak in the Valencian community – … Continue reading

Almond blossoms in spring

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Now that the cold spell seems truly over, I remember why I love this time of the year so much. The light is clear and crisp, with that “born again” quality that makes images sharp and colours fresh and vibrant … Continue reading

Poppies and wildflowers in May

Poppies and wildflowers of El Maestrat, Spain © 2011 stephanie de leng. All rights reserved.

Ever since my father sent me a postcard from Paris of Claude Monet’s Poppies at Argenteuil I have been in love with poppies. Nothing in the world looks as romantic to me and I think that it is the red … Continue reading