Amador De Los Rios
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... 12 in the afternoon, this is good. If I'm lost at any time, this is when it should be.
I started walking to the buses, passing by all the cabbies who were ready to take a poor lost soul to her hostel.
"Death before cabs." I whispered to myself as I trudged on. After my awful 70 euro cab experience in Geneva, I refuse to take cabs alone unless it's an absolute emergency.
I found a bunch of buses, asked around, and no one had any ...
... who marked down the orders in chalk on the top of the bar. Liz had a Fino, and I had an Amintillado.....the quantities were exceptionally generous, for less than 2 Euros a glass! Plus free olives!
After this we met the girls nearby for dinner in a rather strange restaurant where the food was perfectly good, but the waitress very glum!
As Friday is our last day, Liz and I had a relatively early night, and the girls were back at the flat by 1am, which was also early for them!
... looking very promising for our last 24 hours abroad, with fine and sunny conditions foretasted, and a top temperature of 28 degrees recorded.
I woke at approximately 10AM, and after the rest of the family woke around a half hour later, we were ready to dig our teeth into another high quality breakfast. We did so at "La Pepa" café, like yesterday, and at around about a quarter to twelve, we were in the car with the suitcases packed and we were ready to ...
I remember still the day... it was 6 long months ago, when in a cold Sunday afternoon I have started proposing and organizing this trip! We gather a couple of weeks later to purchase our flights, which by the way, were a bargain with Turkish Airlines. 6 long months have gone by, we desired to travel, we talked about it every time we met, we've been ...
... to know. When you say you are full, you will immediately be offered something different – the assumption being that you have had enough of the thing you were eating but are capable of eating something more. When you say “No thanks, I really am full”, you will then be offered something further. I think the assumption is that you are probably being British and polite and that actually do want to eat more but don’t like to say so. When you say again “No ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility