Sunnies and smiles at Benicassim

Facing the music at Benicassim

July 30th, 2010 in European travel by Sarah Lee 0

A glittering array of celebrity faces adorned the stage at this year’s Festival Internacional de Benicassim (FIB). But there were also many less famous faces happy to have the spotlight turned on them. Festivals are not just the stomping ground of the young and free, plenty of people looked like this wasn’t their first while the odd infant took their first rhythmic steps to the sound of Benicassim’s drums, under the watchful eye of a parent, proud to take their child to their first ever music event.

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I love Benicassim!

July 20th, 2010 in European travel by Sarah Lee 8

This week we were at the Benicassim music festival in Spain, seeing a whole host of great performers including The Prodigy, Kasabian, PIL, The Specials, Ray Davies, Peter Hook, Dizzee Rascal, Gorillaz, Ellie Goulding, Ian Brown, Vampire Weekend, Leftfield, Calvin Harris, Goldfrapp, Ash and The Klaxons. We don’t usually go to festivals, so we asked the Benicassim crowd what they thought of it all…

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Mount Teide, Tenerife

The long road to Mount Teide, Tenerife

April 12th, 2010 in Gallery by Sarah Lee 0

A view of Mount Teide, Spain’s highest mountain and the world’s third largest volcano.

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