(Texto español abajo) You’re right, this is not a picture of Mount Etna or Vesuvius, I have strayed from my scheduled route. I am in Japan, spending some quality time over the festive season with my children, Noriko and Carlos, in the vicinity of Mount Fuji.
8 Million Steps is still stranded. I’ve always feared that something like this would happen. I have walked 1.5 million steps and, suddenly, I snapped like a spring in a clockwork. I should have listened to my daughter M
(Texto español abajo) Armando and Lola, the pig farmers Our next stop is Finca Montefrío a pig farm nestled in the mountains of Aracena, home to the world’s best jamón. Armando and Lola, our wonderful hosts, don’t breed just any old pigs – theirs is a pure race, ancient Iberian pig. They are a dying breed. Stubborn and difficult to raise, they are increasingly cross-bred with an American variety to produce a docile animal that renders more meat and less fat. A great loss to h