Aparthotel El Rocio
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Jerez, the sherry capital of Andalucia and probably all of Spain, is a cute but dirty seaside town about an hour from the ferry across the straight to Africa. It is non descript but offered a decent stop to explore the old quarter and sample some local food. I finally found a leather jacket (I've been looking for one for several years now). It wasn't the smokin' deal I wanted but still on the lower end of all the ones Ive looked at in the past ...
... didn’t use the crossing and was firmly put right by one of the many old men lining the wall. I was given a key and sent back across the road. The first key was to get in off the street. I opened the door, heaved my stuff inside and the door slammed behind me. The key was still in the lock. The door didn’t open from the inside. There was no one in sight, but at least the door, though heavily barred, was glass. I waited till someone passed and banged furiously. ...
... pretty cool, but an even better place to escape the rain for a little while.
The rain was stilling coming down and even though I tried to entice Kim into a few bars that we passed I was unsuccessful as she was wet and getting cold. A night in Scooby it was. Flamenco in Cadiz maybe?!
The rain had finally stopped when we woke up this morning and we could see blue skies so we decided to head ...
... I just was looking for someone to hang out with and have fun with, so the fact that he never did anything and was always busy were basically the end of that. Plus he tried to teach me English, but that's probably another entry, too. So I've gone to the beach with Kelly a lot the last few weeks, gone out for tapas with a bunch of people, eaten a lot of pizza in my attempts to avoid the ever boring 'homecooking' (aka fried, salty, and oily) of Mari Carmen, and ...
... I speaking almost entirely Spanish between us, perhaps she realized it would be easier than she thought to communicate. Carmen ended up grilling the meat since I feared the hot oil that was spitting out of the pan every time we turned the fish. I also had a short moment of fear when I realized the fish wasn't deboned and had a LOT of spiky little bones that cut into my hand as I held them to clean them (flashbacks of fishbones stuck in my throat in China made me nervous), but it ...
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