A personal, idiosyncratic account of our first month living in San Sebastián-Donostia. This is mostly a flow of consciousness capturing impressionistic details rather than any grander social and cultural observations.
In this episode, I discuss some of the sights, sounds, and thoughts that have enveloped me as I get to know my new hometown. Some of the themes discussed include:
- How free children and dogs seem to be
- How my perception of time has shifted
- The wonders of the Moussel shower gel
- Witnessing the power of the ocean as it crashes into Donosti
- …and more
I also identify some of the reasons why Donosti – the Basque name for the town – offers a rich density of experiences that reward urban walkers every day.
“The Psychological Importance of Wasting Time” – Olivia Goldhill in Quartz
“Spain healthcare system in world’s top ten” – VIVA blog