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My first expat Christmas

I was in Barcelona and had no plan. I didn’t yet understand that EVERYTHING closed on holidays in Spain. I didn’t realize that even if people hated their families, they spent ALL NIGHT with them. 271 more words


Puppy Love - Her Name Is Rio!

We have a new addition to the family!  Which is why I haven’t posted for a while.  I’ve been too busy cleaning up wee and poop!  216 more words


Mellow Mediterranean Morning

After biking over two mountain passes in the Pyrenees on Sunday, I treated myself to a mellow morning bike ride to the beach. I pedaled downhill toward the sea, passing structures–some beautiful and functional, some just functional. 187 more words


3 More for the Bucket List

About a month ago, I made a “Spain Bucket List” to make sure I did a few specific things before leaving España.  There were a lot of things on there I had been meaning to do since I got here in October, but I kept putting them off.  334 more words

Coke racist

Someday, I’ll write the really good, salacious stories that illustrate how racist Spain is, but for today, here’s a little something to whet your appetite. 305 more words


The Best Thing About Living In The Campo?

All the animals!

We bump into Paco and his flock most days when we’re out walking.  Some days, he’s on top of one mountain while we’re on another, so we have to holler across to each other!  90 more words


El camino está perdiendo su cultura

Now I have walked parts of el camino de Santiago (or better known as Saint James’s Way…. I will never understand why Santiago is Saint James) for the past 3 years and I have to say this past camino adventure was the… 1,560 more words