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I help pilgrims learn the Spanish they need for their walk across Spain on the Camino de Santiago.

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Walking through Galicia

Walking through Galicia

Once you start walking through Galicia, you'll start seeing several new architectural elements, some of them quite frequently. They're not exclusive to Galicia. But they are more common here. In this post I'm goign to tell you a little bit about 3 of them. Two of them...

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Camino Portugués: Tui-Porriño

Camino Portugués: Tui-Porriño | Last week I got an early birthday present: a new pair of zapatillas de senderismo (hiking shoes). So, I decided to test them the next day... by walking a stage of the Camino Portugués: Tui-Porriño. That's one of the advantages of living...

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It’s hot on the Camino

 It's hot on the Camino | ¡Qué calor! (it's so hot). We're experiencing extremely hot weather in Spain (and Portugal) at the moment. It's not the first ola de calor (heat wave) of the year, but it is the worst so far. It has even reached Galicia. I don't remember...

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The cathedral rooftop

The cathedral rooftop

We're going on a tour today. In Santiago. A tour of the cathedral rooftop. I'd been wanting to take this tour for a while. I was finally able to do it a couple of months ago and I was not disappointed. It was fantastic and I highly recommend it.   About the...

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The Camino with no Spanish

The Camino with no Spanish

I often see questions about whether it's OK to walk the Camino with no Spanish or whether it's a good idea to learn some before your Camino. The answers range from "no need, a smile is enough" to "the more your learn, the richer your experience will be". As you can...

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Flan

Flan

nWho hasn't come across flan as one of the dessert options on a menú del peregrino or a menú del día on the Camino de Santiago? Flan is a very popular postre (dessert), and it is in fact an ancient dessert. Its origins go back to the times of the Roman Empire,...

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