Category Archives: Spain

Homeward Bound

So ten weeks of travel are at an end. I am happy and relieved that I managed it all, with only a few low moments. It gives me confidence going forward. No matter where I go, I reckon I can … Continue reading

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Spanish Stories #3: A Woman of Many Talents

On the first or second day of the program, Belen made a debut appearance in a slightly racy, very funny skit: this small bright Spanish woman was a good choice for the part – and we all laughed heartily. Then … Continue reading

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Spanish Stories #2: St. George’s Day in Catalunya

This is a shorter post (I wish I had more time, to share ALL the stories I heard!) with, alas, no photos. Teresa is a retired schoolteacher from Barcelona; she’s determined to improve her English because her daughter and grandchildren … Continue reading

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Spanish Stories #1: A Spanish Viking (?)

Normally when I travel – if there IS a normal anymore – I do not get to know many people from the countries I’m visiting, especially if I don’t speak the language. I have conversations that mostly consist of “Hello”…”How … Continue reading

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A Remarkable Week in Spain

I hardly know where to begin describing my experience volunteering for the Pueblo Ingles program this past week. There were 43 people involved: the MC (an amazing character, who led all the activities), the program director (who handled all the … Continue reading

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