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... of wetness I figure.
I´ve included a translation in Spanish for ***** and giggles. It should be decent Spanish as my CS-hosts (especially Meli) were kind enough to spell-check and help rewriting it extensively. Still, if you happen to be good at Spanish and you spot a mistake tell me. I´ll buy you a beer next time we meet.
[Big black bunnies]
There are a LOT of bunnies in the Andalucian countryside. I´ll sometimes run ...
Andreas from "Sparky" said they have 365 days of sun in Almerimar. After the first day of rain he said the once every four years we have an extra day and thats the day it rains.
He told fibs.
Pretty solid rain again today. And blowing dogs off chains. We have put the submarine roof back on and closed the windward door. ...
Albert Einstein was a pretty clever chap. I am sure relativity wasnt easy. (I know mine arent).
And I'm sure Edison spent at least a day on the lightbulb. He earned some kudos.
But neither of them have ever made hot water on a boat.
Today Red Dwarf has a hot shower. This is a history making moment. Its bigger than Ben Hur.
A shower on a yacht is not an every day occurance. Not every boat has running water, let alone a shower, ...
... a gentle motor along the 10 miles left to Almerimar where we arrived at 1.30pm.
This is a smashing marina and where lots of yachties overwinter.
We soon got chatting to other sailors and it has made us rethink our way forward. Discussions are carrying on.
We had loads of washing to do and the launderette was right opposite us so 3 machines were put into operation straightaway to get the linen, towels and clothes all done. ...
... Oh great, So now I am sure to get some sort of fine. I asked the service station over the border and she directed me to an industrial estate to pay. Having searched said industrial estate I can confirm there is nowhere there to pay and that the spanish attendant has a warped sense of humour.
So bugger em.
Back in Almerimar Bill and linda stayed on Red dwarf on the hard stand for a couple of days and we punished our livers a bit more. It was really great to see ...