A bit about Lola & John

Lola is a half-Spanish former stand-up comic who teaches, writes and swims. John is an outdoor swimmer, photographer and travel writer born and bred in London. They bought their 1994 VW campervan - Federica - in 2015 in preparation for researching their first book Wild Swimming Spain, published in 2016. This was followed by Hidden Beaches Spain in 2021. Outdoor Swimming London - a guide to the 150 best wild swims, lakes and lidos within easy reach of the Capital will be published in April 2022. When at home in northwest London, they can be found taking the waters on Hampstead Heath. Follow their adventures home and abroad: @wildswimmingspain | @wildswimminglondon

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