The Banks, Internet and NIE

The day after we arrived we went straight to the first bank we could find, only 5 minutes from where we live luckily. We went in and after a struggle with google translate and gestures they said no. We couldn’t even work out why. So we headed to the next bank and...

The Village

We are currently residing in Güéjar Sierra, a tiny mountain village. We are about 1100m above sea level amongst a population of just 3000. Above us is Sierra Nevada, a popular and quite famous ski resort. Below us is the beautiful Canales reservoir, built in 1988....

The Internet Issue

After our long journey, we woke up about lunchtime the following day. Half asleep, I reach for my phone and of course, check facebook. No connection. I start blindly bashing retry until I notice there’s no H symbol. In fact, there’s no internet symbol AT...

The Journey

We actually left 6 days later than intended. We were sat there, packed, ready and waiting for the phone call. We’d eaten all the food. There was no furniture left, no tv or washing machine anymore. Our landlord and his friend had offered to drive us down as they...