A conversation with Susan

Susan had been longing to walk the Camino Francés for a long time but she had to put it off a couple of times due to different problems. She finally planned it for September 2016... only to find out that it was not possible again! She was very disappointed, but... she came across the Camino … Continue reading A conversation with Susan

A conversation with Kelli

Kelli and her husband Jeff moved to Spain in Spring of 2018, after she had walked the Camino Francés from St. Jean Pied-de-Port to Santiago de Compostela. In her blog Viva España you’ll find everything they went through to get their visas, make the move and set up house as well as their new life in … Continue reading A conversation with Kelli


This time of the year is the end of the harvest season; the days start getting shorter, the weather gets colder... In short, the end of octubre (October)-beginning of noviembre (November) marks the transition into otoño (autumn) and invierno (winter). There are several celebrations that are related to this fact. We don't celebrate Halloween as such … Continue reading Samaín

O Camiño de Santiago

Imagine you are on the Camino Francés... or on the Camino del Norte, or the Primitivo or even on the Vía de la Plata. It doesn't really matter. The thing is, you are walking across Spain. Maybe you've prepared before your trip and learned a bit of Spanish. Or you've been picking up a few … Continue reading O Camiño de Santiago


It's the end of September. Es otoño (it's autumn). However, the temperatures this week have been very high, so it still feels a lot like summer. It gets a bit chilly early in the mornings and then again in the evenings but quite hot during the central hours of the day. ¡Hace calor! (it's hot!). It's always … Continue reading Gazpacho