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Having lived and worked in Spain for the last 7 years, Ben Curtis, and his Spanish wife Marina, bring you sound seeing tours, news, advice and travel secrets from one of the best countries in the world. See notesfromspain.com for an up-to-date blog and the entire Notes From Spain podcasting archive. Hasta Pronto!

Having lived and worked in Spain for the last 7 years, Ben Curtis, and his Spanish wife Marina, bring you sound seeing tours, news, advice and travel secrets from one of the best countries in the world. See notesfromspain.com for an up-to-date blog and the entire Notes From Spain podcasting archive. Hasta Pronto!
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Having lived and worked in Spain for the last 7 years, Ben Curtis, and his Spanish wife Marina, bring you sound seeing tours, news, advice and travel secrets from one of the best countries in the world. See notesfromspain.com for an up-to-date blog and the entire Notes From Spain podcasting archive. Hasta Pronto!

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English


Episodes

NFS 079 - The Spanish Revolution Continues

5/30/2011
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Ben and Marina discuss unfolding events in "The Spanish Revolution" in Sol and beyond, and their trip to Cazorla www.notesfromspain.com

Duration:00:29:28

NFS 078 - Big Vultures

5/16/2011
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Ben and Marina are back, talking about Sepulveda, the Hoces Del Rio Duraton, and more. See notesfromspain.com for full details.

Duration:00:18:53

NFS 077 - Los Gazquez

6/21/2010
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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.

Duration:00:32:01

NFS 076 - Summer Salad Days

5/31/2010
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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

Duration:00:13:14

NFS 075 - Bilingual Battle and Leaving Madrid

10/10/2009
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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...

Duration:00:15:46

NFS 074 - Notes from Ben

1/3/2009
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Rainy days, Christmas, The state of Spain, and more... comment at notesfromspain.com please!

Duration:00:25:03

NFS 073 - Asturian Blowholes

7/31/2008
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A trip to the east of Asturias around Llanes.... photos and more info at notesfromspain.com

Duration:00:27:12

NFS 072 - La Renta: Tax for the Church

5/27/2008
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Should tax payers support the church? How religious is Spain? When will smoking finally be banned in bars? Come to notesfromspain.com to comment!

Duration:00:24:34

NFS 071 - Heading to the Costa de la Luz

5/22/2008
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From Carmona, to Cadiz, and the Costa de la Luz - full details and photos at notesfromspain.com

Duration:00:27:08

NFS 070 - When Spanish Women Wax

5/5/2008
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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!

Duration:00:20:32

NFS 069 - The Institute of Cold

4/23/2008
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A true story about the death of a friend - See notesfromspain.com for more details.

Duration:00:15:12

NFS 068 - Ramirez and the Spanish Guitar

1/17/2008
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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.

Duration:00:23:11

NFS 067 - The Cycle Ride of a Lifetime

12/10/2007
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If you would like to ride from the Basque country all the way down to the depths of Andalusia, then guess what, you're invited! See notesfromspain.com for more details.

Duration:00:11:45

NFS 066 - Kaliyoga

11/20/2007
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This week we talk to Jonathon and Rosie, who set up Kaliyoga, a holistic yoga and detox center in the Alpujarra mountains south of Granada. See notesfromspain.com for more details.

Duration:00:19:21

NFS 065 - Lanjaron and the Alpujarras

11/13/2007
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Ben and Marina take a trip to the wonderful Alpujarra mountains south of Granada. See notesfromspain.com for photos and links.

Duration:00:22:47

NFS 064 - On learning...

10/5/2007
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Lessons learned living in Spain... and questions for you: What did you last learn? What was the motivation? What did it lead to? See notesfromspain.com to comment!

Duration:00:18:17

NFS 063 - The Bragas Factory

9/5/2007
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Retro-casting from our terrace, Ben talks about honesty in bars, gypsies, nickers factories, and the future of tourism in Spain. See notesfromspain.com for show notes and to comment.

Duration:00:15:13

NFS 062 - Abadia Retuerta

8/27/2007
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Ben and Marina head up to Abadia Retuerta for a day sipping wine and exploring the wine-making process. See notesfromspain.com for photos!

Duration:00:15:43

NFS 061 - Patios Competition, Cordoba

7/11/2007
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Ben and Marina check out the famous flowery patios competition held every May in Cordoba. See notesfromspain.com for photos and further details.

Duration:00:18:37

NFS 060 - Escape to Madrid

5/31/2007
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Ben and Marina chat to Jamie about a great way of spending a few months in Madrid. See notesfromspain.com for more details.

Duration:00:16:11