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... its own post code kinda big. Asked about a mast and was told i'd need to phone the tower before we could erect it in case of planes kinda big. just joking. Its actualy the Reinke 13m which by some slip of german imagination is actually closer to 15m over all. Draws 1.35m ish. Alloy. And it is going to be home for a bit. Any suggestions on a name are welcomed. i will post pics as soon ...
... theory, presentation, and cultural background of both Portuguese Fado and Spanish Flamenco.
The first thing I noticed about Flamenco was its incredible passion and furious temper. Playing at much faster tempos than Fado, Flamenco carried a very powerful rhythm, accented on downbeats by the slamming of heels on hardwood by dancers onstage. The music is much more driving and dynamic; I would not call ...
... by the time we wanted to eat it was the siesta, which means all the kitchens close from 4-8. This is why we started packing a lunch.
We found a restaurant and decided to try Spanish food again. We got seated and got our menus and once more it was like reading a foreign language. We looked and looked, and it all sounded so strange. I'm not very adventurous with food so I went for the safest thing on the menu, Spanish style ...
• Garrick (aka Snowy Hair)
o weapon of choice: smoking!
o destroyed by: not smoking!
• Sebastián (aka Will He Ever Shut Up??)
o weapon of choice: can change language and nationalities quicker than a Mafioso on the run
o destroyed by: screaming Argentinians
• Mette and Ralf (aka the Danish Duo)
o weapon of choice: keeping their cool at all times; being lovely!
o destroyed by: phone ...
... shopping – really for the first time this trip. Soon remembered that we don’t like big city shopping – each found a pair of comfy shoes and that was enuf. Stopped at an old tapas bar on way down Jeronimo street to our hotel and had grilled asparagus and iberic ham and monecho?? cheese croquettes – gad this stuff is soooo good! Needed a second rest today – particularly after R’s wee mishap with spilling a glass of wine on his ...