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... that last tea bag (brought in my backpack from Whole Foods); when I watched the boys and Doug get haircuts; when I found a hole in a favorite t-shirt (will it last 'til July?); when Sam lost his last baby molar (and received his last visit from the tooth fairy -- 5 Euros!).
What matters most to me day to day is the friendliness of the people we rarely consider friends at home. Enrique – the super of our complex; ...
... and stopped and had a drink and some olives and nuts at this quaint little bar - I had a Mojito which was divine and perfect on a warm evening and Ian had a beer. After drinks we meandered some more and headed to a small cafe recommended by Francisco, where we shared a couple of tapas plates. We were entertained by a piano accordionist and saw some flamenco dancing on the steps of the Cathedral. We then happened upon a night market ...
So the last time I went to the market I forgot to document my receipts so this time I am going to write down everything I got just to see how much money I am spending/saving.
Chorizo Sausage (2) - 1.06 E - $1.43
Clementina ( 6 clementines) - 0.52 E - $0.70
Pinas (half of a pineapple) - 1.70 E - $2.30
... mussels) at Bar Pillar, only to find it wasn't mussel season right now...we contented ourselves with tasty calamari, mussel croquettes and anchovy-stuffed olives, which Koen decided he loved and gobbled the whole bowl!
More time in this beautiful city was warranted, but we are booked at the rural farmhouse so we must move along...next time....!
... check the time, and OMG! It was 4:30 in the morning! The place was still packed with no sense of it simmering down. This is how the Spanish parties. I was told the party doesn't end till 4-7. This is so true. People were coming in as we were heading out. The group was worn down from all the drinking, a few had left early already, so we hailed a cab home. No one was visibly drunk...or should I say, lost composure, so I felt good. May return to this place, but would like to see others.