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Yet Another Quirky Spanish Festival

Today we took a little drive to the beach/port town of Santoña, somewhere around 45 minutes to an hour east of Corrales up on the coast, for El Dia de Aldeano. Some of my friends had gone last year and … Continue reading

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Festivals, Bear Attacks, and Spanish Lessons

Where should I even begin? I’ve said before that fiestas and festivals are a dime a dozen around here. Somewhere in Spain, someone is celebrating something all the time. It’s been my experience that these festivals generally share the following … Continue reading

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Our Paseito in the Snow

Yesterday, we went for a little paseito. Except this time, I was a teeny bit (though not completely) more well informed about what was actually going to go down, so I had some level of expectation about what was lying … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s “Paseito”

It was sort of a gray day yesterday, but we decided to get out and take a little hike. Or a “paseito” as I like to call them. After my first experience, I know now to fully equip myself with … Continue reading

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Another Michelin Dining Experience

There are six Michelin star rated restaurants in Cantabria. Before Tuesday, I had been to two – Annua (well documented) and El Molino (NOT well documented, but equally as well enjoyed). Now, I can officially say I’ve been to three. … Continue reading

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Salmon hunting, my failed attempt to drive, and our brownie dance party

C had heard that there were salmon in the nearby Rio Pas yesterday. I had to read up a little on salmon fishing in Spain, and what I found out was that there are about sixteen rivers that are “salmon … Continue reading

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Dar un Paseo

According to my super handy Spanish dictionary, “dar un paseo” means “to take a walk.” In the Book of Lynne, taking a walk is what I do when I walk home after lunch. Or if I don’t feel like going … Continue reading

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