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Visitors, Sightseeing, and Chickens

Two days after returning from Ponferrada, my parents showed up.  The timing of their visit was based on the date of our July Spanish wedding celebration, so they were in town a few days before, and stayed a few days … Continue reading

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My Last Week in Pictures, Part II

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A Saturday Drive

We hit the road this morning for a little exploring through the western part of Cantabria, about a 150 mile loop up into the snowy mountains. Hm, where should I begin. OH, I know. Driving through one of the first … Continue reading

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Two Busy, Busy Days

Phew! Finally sitting down after going for two days non-stop. Let’s see if I can pick out the highlights. Yesterday we drove to Bilbao, which is technically the beginning of Basque Country (and yes, they speak Basque and the signs … Continue reading

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The Orujo Festival!

I had never heard of orujo until I came here, so I am not exactly sure if it’s something that the states even has (I think not). But here it’s a big deal, big enough that for one weekend every … Continue reading

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