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This morning we were taken on a tour of a sherry bodega and given a taste of two different Sherries at the end of the tour. It would have been more helpful if someone had explained in English something about what we were drinking. Our tour guide was young. She had been working at the bodega for 3 months. Prior to that she was with Fox in Madrid. When we asked, she explained that unemployment in Jerez is more than 40% and people take whatever work they can.
... total of 16 in the audience, so a very personal experience. Again, the men were the principal dancers, though the women did also dance. Both were supported by singers and the distinctive clapping that both maintains and changes the rhythm. While similar to our original experience, it was different but extremely powerful and emotive.
Unfortunately we arrived at the Royal Andalusian School ...
... very good, but I wanted it to accompany something. Mike tried their soup specialty, Hash Soup which was chicken broth based, he loved it, went with the rainy day and a little comfort for him, after all I have been teasing him, he is such a good sport! Tony decided to try the Artichoke house specialty which was halved, roasted and dredged with fantastic olive oil and vinegar. It was in season and to die for, we all shared. Four of us do not eat Artichokes in Canada but ...
... than I've ever been before... I'm a lightweight and proud!
I tried to walk around Jerez more, but I realised - it's Sunday! Travelling really makes you lose track of time, especially the days of the week. Because it was Sunday, virtually everything was closed - a bit eerie, since the streets were nearly deserted. Having no idea where to go without a map and with the tourist information also closed, I decided to scurry back to Cádiz ...
... evening to find that unusually for Spain at this time of year it was overcast and cloudy although not actually rainy. This is bad news for the processions as rain is a serious problem both to the people carrying them and the statues themselves. When these processions are cancelled there is a lot of upset and i have seen grown men crying in the streets before!
There is a different atmosphere in Jerez during Santa Semana which happens the ...