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Convincing some unbelievers

Preparations are continuing apace ahead of my two month trip to Galicia, to work on the big house and to keep an eye on the builders finally starting the renovation of the barn. Ferry tickets are now booked, the Land … Continue reading

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An Asturian jewel

Oviedo is the capital city of Asturias, founded in the eighth century, and the birthplace of formula one racing driver Fernando Alonso and Carmen Polo, the wife of Spanish dictator General Franco. It is located some 50km south of the airport which … Continue reading

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Don’t just take my word for it….

….here is what international film star Martin Sheen (Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez) has to say about Galicia! Martin Sheen on Galicia Publicising his new film ‘The Way’  which is about his characters pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. You have to take … Continue reading

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To whet the appetite

Saturday afternoon saw a melancholic return from Galicia after a fruitful and interesting, although far too short, visit to the house. We managed to cram loads into the seventy-two hours we spent in our little piece of paradise, in what was … Continue reading

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Santiago de Compostela

I read somewhere (yes I lost the link!) that 86% of visitors to Galicia spend at least some of their vacation in what is considered the most holy city, for catholics, outside of Rome. Therefore it is a good place … Continue reading

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