Terje Raa Travel Articles

 
Chasing a Spanish Songbird – Valladolid, Spain, Europe
Chasing a Spanish Songbird – Valladolid, Spain, Europe The arrival of a lady singer, Isabel Pantoja, makes the city of Valladolid the focal point of Spanish media, notes Terje Raa
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On Aegean Waves – Ermoupolis, Syros, Greece, Europe
On Aegean Waves – Ermoupolis, Syros, Greece, Europe Ermoupolis - once famous for its buildings, wealth and cultural life - counts on the Aegean Sea for its own renaissance, writes Terje Raa.
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Spanish Meditations – Cadiz, Spain, Europe
Spanish Meditations – Cadiz, Spain, Europe They have a passion for words in Cádiz, says Terje Raa, resulting in elegant and prize-winning satire.
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Lisbon by the Riverside – Lisbon, Portugal, Europe
Lisbon by the Riverside – Lisbon, Portugal, Europe Terje Raa heard rumors that Henry the Navigator would soon step down from the Discoveries Monument in Lisbon.
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A Connection in Porto – Portugal, Europe
A Connection in Porto – Portugal, Europe Terje Raa learns that there is a beauty contest for bridges in Porto - Six Bridges Tour - always won by Ponte Luis I, an old double-bridge.
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A Handful of Spanish Towns – Elche, Orihuela, Murcia, Cartagena and Alicante, Spain
A Handful of Spanish Towns – Elche, Orihuela, Murcia, Cartagena and Alicante, Spain By selecting Spanish towns carefully, you may be in for a surprise when summing up your experiences.
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Queen of Madrid – Madrid, Spain
Queen of Madrid – Madrid, Spain The Queen of Madrid smiles no royal smile and causes no clapping or cheering.
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Spain’s Scary Corner – Ronda, Spain
Spain’s Scary Corner – Ronda, Spain Take care the bulls of Ronda do not push you down Tajo de Ronda, a 98-meter deep gorge.
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Malaga’s Green Carpet – Malaga, Spain
Malaga’s Green Carpet – Malaga, Spain Malaga is a synthesis of polluting cars and flourishing gardens.
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In the Alleys of Alicante – Alicante, Spain
In the Alleys of Alicante – Alicante, Spain Alicante's old heart, El Barrio, needs surgery from time to time.
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