Notes from Spain (travel)
Travel, living, and working in Spain
Ben and Marina talk to Simon at the Cortijada Los Gazquez, an incredible restored country house in a wild Natural Park in Almeria. The house is totally off-grid, has some amazing eco-enhancements, and tremendous art projects on the go. See www.losgazquez.
Direct download: nfs77_los_gazquez.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 6:02am EST

The heat returns to Madrid, and Ben has trouble with salad, wonders why shops close at lunchtime in winter, and just can't map his school experiences onto the education system in Spain. www.notesfromspain.com

Direct download: nfs76_summer_salad.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:51pm EST

Ben and Marina discuss the battle to teach their baby their own languages first, and why they want to escape Madrid... for good? See notesfromspain.com for more, and to find the 'Madrid Confessions' audiobook...
Direct download: nfs75_bilingual_battle.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 2:46pm EST

Rainy days, Christmas, The state of Spain, and more... comment at notesfromspain.com please!
Direct download: nfs74_new_year.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 9:56am EST

A trip to the east of Asturias around Llanes.... photos and more info at notesfromspain.com
Direct download: nfs73_asturian_pipas.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 11:42am EST

Should tax payers support the church? How religious is Spain? When will smoking finally be banned in bars? Come to notesfromspain.com to comment!
Direct download: nfs72_la_renta.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 6:04pm EST

From Carmona, to Cadiz, and the Costa de la Luz - full details and photos at notesfromspain.com
Direct download: nfs71_palomarbrena.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 2:41pm EST

Why does no one wear shorts in the street? Will the new Defense minister change the lot of women forever? Is there a housing crisis in Spain? And is Marina going to have to get the police onto the neighbours? Head over to Notesfromspain.com to join in the discussion!
Direct download: nfs70_spanishwomenwax.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 12:12pm EST

A true story about the death of a friend - See notesfromspain.com for more details.
Direct download: nfs69_institutodelfrio.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 6:29pm EST

The Ramirez family has been making guitars in Madrid for 126 years. We visited their workshops in Madrid, spoke to Amalia Ramirez, and heard one of the these instruments being played. See notesfromspain.com for photos and more information.
Direct download: nfs68_ramirez.mp3
Category:Travel -- posted at: 3:34am EST