Category Archives: Cultures

Sunny and Super Porto, Portugal

Jan 15, 2015

In Spain, January 6 is a major holiday – it’s Three Kings’ Day, the day commemorating the wise men’s visit to the child Jesus and the gifts they brought him. … Continue reading

North Country: Viveiro and Covas

Aug 31, 2014

Last weekend we were able to get away for a short, 3-night family vacation. We explored a part of Galicia we hadn’t seen much of yet, the northern coast, and … Continue reading

A Ditch Story

Jun 5, 2014

Well, girls, the timeless story of men wanting to save the damsel in distress rang true today. While trying to make the right turn you see below, I got the … Continue reading

The Fast Demolition

Mar 6, 2014

Great news! After 6.5 months of waiting, we finally received word on February 20 that city hall had approved the Pilgrim House renovation project and had issued building permits. Hurray! … Continue reading

Funny Flight Attendants and Fortune Cookies

Dec 18, 2013

We’ve had quite a few funny moments since we left Spain, but two really stand out so far: 1. When we boarded the plane in Santiago, M and I started … Continue reading

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