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DON'S TRAVELS

LA TIENDA'S FOUNDER, DON HARRIS, REFLECTS ON THE FASCINATING CULTURE & CUISINE OF SPAIN

Camino Stories, Walking the Way

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Camino Stories, Walking the Way

By this time, I am sure many of you have heard about the Camino de Santiago, perhaps from watching the poignant feature film ‘The Way’ by Martin Sheen, about a man’s journey by foot on this ancient trail across northern Spain. (Martin Sheen’s original family name was Estevez; his father was born in Galicia). In the movie, the character walks with several fellow pilgrims, each with their...

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About Jamón Serrano

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About Jamón Serrano

Jamón Serrano is a source of great pride among Spaniards. From time immemorial in the mountains of Spain, artisans have packed fresh hams in sea salt and hung them from their rafters to cure. A year to eighteen months later the jamones are ready to mount on special stands that are designed so that anyone can stop by, carve a few paper-thin slices, and enjoy an impromptu snack – perhaps with...

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REGIONS OF SPAIN

Galicia

Our family loves to journey to Galicia, a place where we can relax, enjoying life among cordial Celtic fisher folk and those who work the fields and tend the flocks. There is nothing quite like wandering the rias, or fjords, formed by mountain streams as they wend their way to the sea.

We love to drive along the lapping tidelands and the wave-pounded cliffs of Galicia. It is there,...

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A Walk Through Vigo, Galícia

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A Walk Through Vigo, Galícia

Good morning everybody, I am Pablo Vázquez, a good friend of Don Harris. I wanted to show you a bit more of my city, Vigo, and its bay. I think the bay is the most beautiful part of the city, life goes around it, as Vigo was born around a fishing neighborhood: O Berbés .

O Berbés, about the 1920's. The arches on the houses ere for guarding the boats. Many of these houses still exist today.

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