Windmills of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain)

Last Friday I took my Little Rascals on a spontaneous trip to Castilla-La Mancha to see the famous windmills. We visited three little towns located in Toledo province. Spanish windmills, famous due to the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, are one of the symbols of Castilla-La Mancha community. El Romeral We made our…

Mercadillo Cervantino (Alcala de Henares, Spain)

Being in Spain in October can mean one thing – we will go to the Mercadillo Cervantino in Alcalá de Henares, one of the biggest historical markets in both Spain and Europe. A fair full of colours, lively music, sellers dressed up in clothes from 17th century and stands on which you can buy everything!…

Helsinki – (8/8) – Girls’ day out

One Sunday we reserved for girls’ day out and boys’ day out. Boys went with Dad to tram museum and spent a lot of time on the station watching trains. Unfortunately, no photos were taken… *** Meanwhile, we went with N first to the city centre. We started with a nice breakfast and then wandered…

Helsinki (5/8) – Rock Church and Sibelius Monument

Long time ago we saw a Spanish programme about Spaniards living in Helsinki. They were giving a tour through the city and showing it from their perspective. From the programme I recalled two places I wanted to visit had we ever gone there – the Rock Church and the Sibelius Monument. However, it ain’t so easy when…