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Autumn is such a beautiful time of the year, with the brilliant colors of changing leaves and special quality of light. In fact, if you’ve ever thought to yourself that autumn sunlight seems different, softer and more diffused, it’s not just your imagination. We really do perceive sunlight differently during this time of the yearContinue reading “Do You Know Your Leaves?”
Talkwalk.team has a brand new logo! Working with a professional designer we wanted to come up with something that incorporated the ideas of the project but still keep continuity with the first logo used. Click here to see the other two contenders if you missed them. We’re delighted with the result! What do you think?
The Old Port of Algorta, or Puerto Viejo in Spanish and Portu Zaharra in Basque, radiates a beauty all its own any time of the year, but there is something even more special on a sunny autumn day. Is it the stark contrast between the gray October skies of the Basque coast that makes itContinue reading “The Beauty of Algorta’s Old Fishing Port”
To commemorate passing our first 1000 views for the webpage and receiving over 100 in a day for the first time, Talkwalk.team is getting a new, professionally designed logo! Let us know your opinion by choosing the one you like best for Talkwalk.team and which you think best represents us. Feel free to leave yourContinue reading “A new logo! Which is your favorite?”
Beans and other vegetables like cabbage, peppers, and chard are abundant at this time of the year and ready to harvest. These little red peppers can be used in making typical Basque-style chorizo or paprika! As we made our way from town to the farm, we reviewed the names of vegetables and learned about theContinue reading “Helping with the Harvest!”
For our next talkwalk on Saturday morning, October 17th, we’re heading to the Old Port (Puerto Viejo) in Getxo! We had a fantastic time there last month and look forward to repeating the experience. Come learn about the port’s history, pick up new vocabulary, and play fun games in English! Have a look at ourContinue reading “A Weekend Walk to the Puerto Viejo!”
In the last couple posts we read about sayings and songs related to the weather, “rain or shine” and “you always take the weather with you”. Let’s continue the theme with expressions and a song that have the word “rain” in them. We’re in October now and the rains have irrefutably returned here in theContinue reading “Here Comes the Rain Again”
Next Friday, October 9th we’ll be visiting Yauri Etxaldea, one of the last fully functioning baserri / farmhouses in Getxo! On the way we’ll talk about everyone’s favorite subjects, food and eating! Don’t miss out! Remember that we go rain or shine! Use this form to send a message (in English or Spanish) to letContinue reading “Let’s go to a farmhouse!”
Do you know the phrase “you always take the weather with you”? It’s from a 1992 song by the Aussie/Kiwi band Crowded House called “Weather with You” that you can listen to below. Here’s what Neil Finn, the songwriter, said about it. “Ultimately, the theme of the song is of course, that you are creatingContinue reading “The Weather With You”
Have you heard the expression “rain or shine”? You can use it to mean something will happen no matter what the weather is like. This Sunday is a great example! We’re going out for our talkwalk to La Galea, rain or shine (whether it’s raining or sunny) so make sure to bring an umbrella orContinue reading “Rain or Shine”
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