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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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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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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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Muxía

Muxía

After making it to Santiago de Compostela, many pilgrims decide to continue on to the sea, to the 'end of the world' in Fisterra. Others prefer to go to Muxía, also on the same stretch known as Costa da Morte (coast of death) but further north. And some, of course, go...

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Pontevedra

Pontevedra

As you may already know, soy de Pontevedra (I'm from Pontevedra). I grew up here, then lived abroad in Ireland for a few years and moved back here in 2014. Oh! And I love the place. There are so many things I'd love to tell you... but this post would go on forever....

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Finisterre

Finisterre

Last weekend I was in Fisterra. Or is it Finisterre? And why do so many people end their Camino de Santiago there? Or in Muxía. Let's start with the name. Is it Finisterre or Fisterra? You may already be aware that Galicia has its own language, apart from Spanish. You...

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Through a field of stars

Through a field of stars

Through a Field of StarsBrian John Skillen, is a professional filmmaker, author, and international dance instructor. His many adventures around the world have strongly influenced his life, but nothing has affected him more than his pilgrimages along the Camino de...

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