The Festival of Carthaginians and Romans

I arrived in Cartagena at the beginning of it´s two week long city festival. The Festival of Carthaginians and Romans celebrates the cities Roman past. People spend thousands or hundreds of euros on roman legionary outfits to march down the street in parades, practice mock combat, or just go out on the piss in. #cartaginesesyromanos2017…

Brothers

When I arrived in Cartagena I was down to my last 300 euros. With this 300 euros, for the first time in Spain, I had to find a flat. Luckily for me, I didn’t need to find one right away. I had been put in touch with the guy who I would be working with…

To Cartagena

When I arrived back in Valencia I didn’t have anything booked and couldn’t afford anything but the cheapest of accommodation. “Cheapest Hostel in Valencia” was the tag line of the hostel I worked for (even though this was untrue). I headed that way hoping neither the owner or manager were there and sure enough, I…

Back and Back Again

Something quite peculiar happened when I arrived back to Atlas´s house from my Basque country walk. I cried. I am not an emotionally charged person. In fact, I sometimes feel as if I am a bit of an emotional void. But after a week in nearly entirely just my own company, experiencing frights and scares…

Towns and villages of the Basque Coast

A town of two parts #ondarroa #basquecountry #spain #internationalstumblingsofamoneylessidol @wordpressdotcom #jakestumbler A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Feb 15, 2018 at 1:07am PST Plentzia. Plentzia is only a short drive north of Bilbao. The town is a pleasant mound of buildings at the mouth of the river Plentziako Itsasadarra. It has plenty of…

San Sebastián

Colourful San Sebastian 📸👉🏻@lonexplorer #visit_sansebastian . . . . . #donostia #sansebastian #igersdonostia #basquecountry #euskadi#visitbasquecountry#travelerinbasque#paysbasque#baskenland#ignant#ignantpicoftheday#tasteintravel#igersspain#canonespaña #myolympus#mycanon#hallazgosemanal#cettesemainesurinstagram#diewocheaufinstagram #natgeo #natgeoesp #iamatraveler #lonelyplanet #passionpassport#beautifuldestinations A post shared by San Sebastian (@feel_sansebastian) on Aug 3, 2017 at 4:49am PDT To enter San Sebastian by boat, you would pass between two steep cliffs with a stout, strong island between them….

Bilbao

Best local places and experiences in Bilbao, Spain. We help you find spots you’ll love. Website launching soon. *** #bilbao #spain #espana #cafes #restaurants #travel #traveling #vacation #visiting #trip #holiday #fun #travelling #tourism #tourist A post shared by We ❤️ Bilbao (@we_heart_bilbao) on Oct 17, 2016 at 8:04am PDT If you’ve never lived in Spain…

Nomad in a Clean City

Looking down the #urumeaitsasadarra which cuts #sansebastian in two. Not a flower or shard of grass out of place. 🌺 #cleancity #basquecountry #internationalstumblingsofamoneylessidol @wordpressdotcom #jakestumbler A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Jan 28, 2018 at 2:44am PST Before I’d even left for Bilbao I’d booked a reasonably priced airBnB in San Sebastián. One,…

Day 7: Zarautz to San Sebastián – The final push

It doesn't look like it from this angle but the beautiful city of #sansebastian is just the other side of that hill.🏔⛲️🏰#basquecountry #Spain #internationalstumblingsofamoneylessidol @wordpressdotcom #jakestumbler A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Nov 3, 2017 at 6:59am PDT The last day, the final push, but it wouldn’t be easy. I woke up on…