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Weekend in Tuscany: A Photo Post

I’ve slacked off again. We had a wonderful quick trip to Tuscany following the wedding. Here are some shots.

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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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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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Market Research in Ribera del Duero – Part 1

Yes, yes, yes, I am lucky that my fiance (heeehee, I still get tickled when I write that) needs to do things like “check out a wine region” in order to know it well enough to bring clients there. And … Continue reading

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The Cost of Going Out, and the Mini-Bote

One of the things I noticed the first time I spent time here was the DRASTIC difference between here and the states (be it DC, VA, NYC, just about anywhere) in the cost of going out for drinks. For example, … Continue reading

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