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The Unspoken Spanish Civil War

TERUEL September 19, 2013: Within minutes, rumors started spreading like wildfire that a bomb exploded in Teruel! I found it hard to believe that this could happen for such a quiet, quaint city far from any airport or major government buildings. Within minutes, I heard the high frequency sound of an ambulance and then… silence.…

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17 ESPAÑA: Pastor de Andorra

17 ESPAÑA Interviews by Lori Needleman Interview: Pastor of Andorra — José Iranzo Bielsa The first time I learned of this extraordinary singer I was taking a road trip with a friend to the Pyrenees. About two hours in, she began teaching me the words to one of his most praised songs, Palomica. I thought I…

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Giving Thanks

Celebrating Thanksgiving in Spain is much like throwing a party and only one guest arrives. I remember going home for the holidays, having the house decorated with lights, poinsettias and a Christmas Tree. Friends and family all around, playing pool or cards, eating a ton. The food spread on the table was plentiful from a big…

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#sienteTeruel Road Trip

Just ended the SocialTrip with #SienteTeruel after spending a few fabulous days in the Comarca del Matarraña (Valderrobres, Peñarroya de Tastavins, Beceite). The experience of being with social media experts and bloggers has been wonderful. Matarraña is one of ten municipals in the province of Teruel. Words cannot express the gratitude to all, especially sienteTeruel,…