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Days 17 and 18 – Bilbao – Laredo – Santander

  Bilbao had been a blast. I must admit, though, I was surprised by the obvious presence of the  regional Euskadi language. All signs were in Spanish and Euskadi with English included sometimes. On occasion, Euskadi took preference. I’m aware of the campaign to save Euskadi as a language and if nothing else, certainly the… Continue reading Days 17 and 18 – Bilbao – Laredo – Santander

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I wouldn’t do that, they said.

It was a dark winter’s night. The wind rustled treetops reaching into blackness and the floor of the valley was wet with melting snow. The only light, the warm glow from the windows of the solitary inn, cradled against the elements by the hillside. “You must be mad,” said Tim and Nicola, as one. “It’s… Continue reading I wouldn’t do that, they said.

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… Al’s Vuelta is announced …

After a couple of years saying to my friends that it would be a good idea to try, I have finally put my money where my mouth is. The more I talked about it the more it became obvious that I should shut up or do it. So, I am going to do it, because… Continue reading … Al’s Vuelta is announced …