This little beauty was sent from our very last guests to visit while we lived in Portland. Find it fitting that it’s made from thin-sliced wood, considering Oregon’s timber roots. I… Read more »
Please don’t call the city Oporto, even though that’s the name of their airport. Some random, international miscommunication landed that name, locals prefer Porto. We took a whole week to… Read more »
Santiago de Compostela The last stop for most pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago is right here, Praza do Obradoiro. Yes, “praza,” because we are now speaking Galician. It’s another… Read more »
I distinctly recall receiving this postcard while I was living in Sweden. When my host sister saw the postcard she proclaimed, “Oh those brown hills of California! – while driving,… Read more »
León It’s in León we begin to see a lot of pilgrims on the Camino. For the most part, they appear intent on their mission. I am not so sure they… Read more »
This postcard covers all the bases: German, English, French and Spanish – “I like you!” But the fella is a bit creepy. If I’m translating the back of the card… Read more »
This week we moved from Madrid, to the Basque region of Spain. And, though the weather may not be perfect for my basking, it is pleasantly mild for trekking these… Read more »
del·ti·ol·o·gist ˌ(deltēˈäləjəst) noun – a person who collects postcards as a hobby. That would be us!