A Kiwi and a Gaucho

Experimental Living



L’Hortet del Forat – The little garden in the hole

There is a council worker picking up rubbish in his green hi-visibility outfit. A short lady with short brown hair walks past with her balky adult son. She stops to talk to the worker, “guapisimo” she says. Handsome. Return to… Continue Reading →

Times of Tapas, Drinks, and Dancing in the Streets

Barcelona. What an incredible city. Once you get past the immense number of visitors with their cameras and their search for paella and sangria – you begin to notice a truth behind the city that is like no other. As… Continue Reading →

Correre Perque M’Estimo – Getting Active in Barcelona

The activity that thrives through the streets of Barcelona is not purely due to a large number of tourists that arrive daily, but also to the outdoor life of the people here. There is an active culture of running, skateboarding,… Continue Reading →

Moving to Barceloneta.

Barcelona is a new life – set to start. My first few days were filled with anxiety. Anxiety as I arrived without mentally preparing for a language I am used to, but with so many differences. A new culture. An anxiety to get started… Continue Reading →

Final Days Down Under

2017 is going to be the year. I believe this with more conviction now as an email arrives saying my Working Holiday Visa for Spain has been issued – the last step in my road to Barcelona! Australian days ended sooner than expected as… Continue Reading →

Leaving the Hi-Vis Crew

Monday morning at 6.25am I take the long commute past Port Adelaide to the outskirts of the city. Alongside me is traffic with an easy flow. As I look down from my campervan I recognise a similarity between me and my… Continue Reading →

Travel: Is an Openness that Sometimes Slaps You in the Face

An impressionable feeling of unimportance creeps in after our latest episode. At the end of the day a feeling of disillusion is overcome by the experience it offers. This is a life, an experience, another view of the world. A… Continue Reading →

Exploring Farmers Markets South of Adelaide

One weekend, once there were a few dollars in our pocket, we decided to explore the Farmers Markets of the area. Even though we did not end up buying one bit of vegetable or fruit (usually the point of visiting a… Continue Reading →

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