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ivar

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As you may, or may not know, I started this site after moving to Santiago de Compostela and while looking for work.

After some search, I have now started in a new full time job at http://www.aaccentia.com in Vigo. This means that updates on http://www.santiago-today.com might not be done on a daily basis from now on. I will try, but can't promise. What I will promise is that I will not give up the site and continue to publish Santiago-related updates.

Hopefully the discussion board can be "lively" enough to make people make a daily visit. It is a great way of sharing and learning about the town of Santiago de Compostela and the pilgrimage.

Greetings from Santiago de Compostela,
Ivar
 
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shani

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Thanks Ivar !!
Your input and help on this discussion board has been invaluable in my planning before I did the Camino and I hope to be able to contribute in any small way I can by sharing my experience
 

ivar

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Thanks Shani for your kind words.

I just read my first post, regarding my "new" job... well, after a few months there I have decided to leave Aaccentia. It's a long story, but boils down to some salary promises that where not being kept and a long commute. With the salary I had, deducting for gas, road toll and taxes I almost had to pay to work the 13 hours I worked each day. Not a good deal.

But I learned a few things about "how to do business in Spain" that was almost worth the whole experience. So now, I am freelance again currently involved in two project with the University in Santiago (one may include a trip to Cuba) and I have some new ideas for a new website regarding tourists/pilgrims and Santiago/Galicia.

Greetings from a sunny Santiago,
Ivar
 

sillydoll

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2002 CF: 2004 from Paris: 2006 VF: 2007 CF: 2009 Aragones, Ingles, Finisterre: 2011 X 2 on CF: 2013 'Caracoles': 2014 CF and Ingles 'Caracoles":2015 Logrono-Burgos (Hospitalero San Anton): 2016 La Douay to Aosta/San Gimignano to Rome:
Ivar - new job

Congratulations on your new job Ivar - I hope that you will find it very rewarding and will be very happy there.
Thank you for providing this forum - I am sure all of us 'peregrinos' appreciate the time and effort you have put into it.
Sil
 

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