This is the room As Vacas which means “the cows” in Galician. And, this was Inés´ room when she was little.
In traditional Galician farmhouses, the stables used to be part of the house and typically would take a big chunk of the ground floor of the building, next to the kitchen.
We named this room As Vacas because it is placed on top of where the cows used to be.
Inés has lovely memories of her childhood in this bedroom… like the floor being so old that she could see the cows through a little hole next to her bed.
This room is called Avó, in Galician means Grandpa.
This was our great-grandfather’s room. His name was Serverino. He was a very energetic and caring person who lived until the age of 101. We are very proud.
He rarely drank alcohol or smoked. He did eat lots of eggs straight from the hens. That must have been his secret.
Room O Galiñeiro, the chicken’s house. iSlow is an old farmhouse that belonged to Inés’s great-grandfather, Severino. In Galicia, traditional houses used to have annexes for agricultural activity. “O Galiñeiro” in Galician means the house of the chickens, although not only chickens lived here, but also pigs and rabbits.
This is room O Medio which means The Middle in Galician. And, this was Inés´ parents’ room when she was little.
In traditional Galician farmhouses, the rooms were typically located in the first floor and this room was precisely in the “middle” of the corridor.
We named this room O Medio simply because it is the word that comes to our mind when we refer to it, as a sweet reminder about the time we lived there during our childhood.
In Galician, Cabanote means “barn”, which is where this room is located.
This used to be the place for storing wood for the winter as well as some of the harvest in a little wooden room called “tulla” inside this barn.
This used to be an open space attached to the main house leading to the forest at the back of the house. It’s been renovated to accommodate this room and the coworking space.