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Welcome To The Faro

Welcome To The Faro

By Graham Bradley
From 2003 to 2005, Graham Bradley served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Barcelona, Spain. Listen as he shares his best stories and experiences from the Iberian Peninsula!
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Ep 26: Semper Libertas
"Always Freedom." It doesn't have to make sense because Latin is dead. Anyway, I'm back! At least for this one episode. Let's talk about the Pilgrims!
24:60
November 22, 2020
Ep 25: My Badge and My Gun
Getting released, adjusting to home life, and 5 pieces of wisdom I wish I had had back then.
25:35
October 19, 2020
Ep 24: Endure
The finish, the farewell, and the return.
01:03:39
October 12, 2020
Ep 23: Return to the City of Bridges
Patching things up with Anderson, saying goodbye to Gerona, and hitting the ground full speed in Alcoy.
41:54
October 5, 2020
Ep 22: Only to a Missionary
Trep gets transferred out, I get salmonella, and Anderson and I get bombarded by hot Swedes on a train
31:50
September 28, 2020
Ep 21: The Mighty Oaks
Meeting the man who would eventually join the First Presidency.
33:57
September 21, 2020
Ep 20: Visca Barça
The Spanish Super Bowl, the Ruff Ryders, and a change of companionship.
42:01
September 14, 2020
Ep 19: Do The Freaking Fast
The full armor of God does include a sword. Use it when needed.
43:56
September 7, 2020
Ep 18: Are You Happy?
Gerona, the new zone of guys, and cutting dead weight.
32:49
August 31, 2020
Ep 17: Absolutely Gutted
Meeting Elder Lund, making progress in Ibi, and saying goodbye.
47:23
August 24, 2020
Ep 16: The Year I Go Home
Getting transferred to Alcoy and meeting my best friend.
27:30
August 17, 2020
Ep 15: Second Spanish Christmas
Fighting back Randy, celebrating Christmas, and a call home.
40:55
August 10, 2020
Ep 14 Name Them One By One
The 2004 Election, a sleepover, and Thanksgiving.
32:56
August 3, 2020
Ep 13 A Season of Change
Evenhuis gets transferred, I start training, and Carlos gets baptized!
36:22
July 27, 2020
Ep 12 Halfway There
I hit my Hump Day, we start teaching the Paraguayos, and my brother goes home.
25:22
July 20, 2020
Ep 11 The Land of Quixote
Out of Tarragona and into the literary south, with no shortage of trials and blessings on the horizon.
38:01
July 13, 2020
Ep 10 Goodbye Teens
Wrapping up in Tarragona, and finally learning something from Gordon.
38:42
July 6, 2020
Ep 9 Class Is In Session
Diving into the niveles, and surviving Gordo
29:04
June 29, 2020
Ep 8 Don't Hit the Beach
Saying goodbye to Higley, going to Tarragona, and meeting the companion I would never get along with.
31:28
June 22, 2020
Ep 7: Just One Door
Sometimes you need to exercise a little more faith in the fact that God has your back, and you just need to work.
25:21
June 15, 2020
Ep 6: Storming the Castle
A castle, a palace, and a terrorist attack.
31:23
June 8, 2020
Ep 5: Sam and Frodo
Elder Frantz goes to Mallorca, Elder Higley comes to Zarg, and I start tackling Nivel 2.
30:30
June 1, 2020
Ep 4: Indian Country
Finally had some success, saw a soccer game, and experienced the first of many recurring dreams.
41:01
May 25, 2020
Ep 3: Into Ceasarea
December of 2003, my first Christmas away from my family, my first Christmas in Spain, just a fish out of water in a 2,000 year-old city. 
30:40
May 18, 2020
Ep 2: 7400 Miles in A Day And A Half
Flying to Spain, getting my first assignment, and heading west to Zaragoza.
51:43
May 11, 2020
Ep 1: Why Are You Here?
Getting my mission call, entering the MTC, and waiting for my visa in California. Sept '03 to Oct '03.
38:16
May 4, 2020