Spanish for the Camino

 

 

 

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

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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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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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A Conversation with Leigh

A Conversation with Leigh

A Conversation with Leigh | The Camino de Santiago helped Leigh find new meaning in her life after a painful and difficult period. In the past year, she has co-founded The Camino Café, which serves the Camino de Santiago community with video interviews, podcasts,...

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The Camino in times of pandemic

The Camino in times of pandemic

The Camino in times of pandemic | Right after Spain came out of the estado de alarma (state of emergency) in June 2020 I wrote a post about the new measures that were introduced as the country slowly re-opened and started receiving visitors. It was mostly about the...

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16 pages of the very basics: greetings and other essential words, how to introduce yourself, how to ask the most common questions… With simple step by step explanations and exercises for you to practice.

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Find out what, where and when to eat in Spain.

Everything explained, PLUS lots of useful Spanish vocabulary you can use PLUS two recipes.