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Rioja and Being Hospitaleros

A few weeks ago, we spent a weekend at an albergue (pilgrim’s hostel on the Camino de Santiago) in Grañón, a teeny tiny town of just over 300 people in Rioja. We had stayed at this albergue on the Camino, … Continue reading

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Pais Vasco (Basque Country)

Over the last month or so we have made two trips to Pais Vasco, or Basque Country. Basque Country borders Cantabria to the east and is probably most well known in the states for the cities of Bilbao and San … Continue reading

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Two Winter Outings

Over the last week or so, we took a couple of lil excursions. The first was following a stop in Santander for what ultimately proved to be a bit of unsuccessful Christmas shopping. But oh well. We ate lunch there … Continue reading

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Second Annual Cantabrian Thanksgiving

It was such a hit last year that we did it again. Thanksgiving in Corrales. We couldn’t actually do it on Thanksgiving Day (that stupid work thing again…), so we did it on the following Saturday. We had a much … Continue reading

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Last Month in Pictures

Once again, I’ve fallen off the blog bandwagon. This job thing really gets in the way, I tell ya. In any case, here is a catch-up attempt. (For a much more illustrative post on chestnuts, C wrote a great one here.) … Continue reading

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My First Year and (almost) a Month in Spain

Good GOD. I sit here and can hardly even believe that I have been here more than a year. My one year anniversary was October 18th. I showed up here with more stuff than there was room, head still spinning … Continue reading

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A Lil Trip to Zamora

Our friends Daniel and Tracie were in Spain last week – he has family in Segovia, so they come every year and try to tie in some travel someplace else before they head there. This year they went to the … Continue reading

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