Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca? is the frank and charming story of a brave couple who risk everything to move to Spain to breed alpacas. Their intention is to make a living, but first they must negotiate their way through the Spanish property market, local characters, rogue builders and the worst weather Andalucía has seen for 100 years.
Alan and Lorna experience the joy, but also the heartbreak of alpaca breeding, picking up an assortment of stray animals on the way.
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Enchanting Alpaca Adventure
This was a wonderful, funny & touching story. A grand adventure by an English couple as they learn the ups & downs of becoming rural farmers in a new country. As an alpaca farmer myself, still in the beginning of my alpaca odyssey, I fully appreciated all the highs and lows of their tale.
I so enjoyed hearing from the perspectives of the animals on the farm as well as the humans! Quite fun. But the people in this story are beautifully flawed, and willing to persevere through all their obstacles. And what obstacles!
Well done. Clearly read.
Truly wished I could have! As it was I finished in just a couple of days.
I hope more audiobooks are forthcoming about these intrepid farmers!
Fun and interesting read
I loved the story and the adventuresome spirit of the couple who raised the Alpacas.
I also learned a lot about animals I knew nothing about. It is always fun to read (or listen in this case) and learn real facts at the same time. I love stories about animals because they are so real and interesting.
There were so many and all involved the antics of the Alpacas.
Not necessarily. I enjoyed listening anytime and being able to pick it up. I looked forward to listening to it when life was quiet around me.
- Walda J. Letson