I got an email yesterday, apparently from a Spanish-speaking resident of Germany, apologizing for not writing in so long, telling me of how her new job is doing, how she's going to Dusseldorf next month, how I should go visit soon, etc. etc. It's a fairly long email, full of apparently personal details. She mentions a book fair in Catalonia, Spain, in which Colombia will be the guest of honor (Colombia is Venezuela's neighbor to the west), and to please get in touch if I decide to visit. Since the email address this was sent to consists of my full name, I assumed it was an honest mistake. My name certainly isn't that uncommon, here or in Spain. I almost wrote back explaining she had the wrong person, but then I wondered if maybe it was a complicated phishing scam. So I thought I'd check with you guys, to see if anyone knows anything about it. EDIT: This person also made some mention of spending time in the Pyrenees. I goggled the email handle, and found a blog related to alpinism. Hmmm.