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... a fun conversation with our Lunch companions- he was from Brittany and ran a restaurant in the Swiss mountains. We told them we'd been to Paris which they hate, but redeemed ourselves when we mentioned Turkey which they love as much as we do. They're sending their daughter to the States this year to learn English so we offered our contact info for support. He reciprocated with his "card", a custom stamp. What a character! Fortified, we trekked to ...
Sorry for the brief (one month) delay! I've been having so much fun that I've only opened my computer a handful of times, so I guess there is a lot to fill you in on. Here we go: To start with the brutally obvious, Sevilla is incredible. The time is just flying by-- I was shocked to see that my last post was from September 2nd. I am living in an apartment right in the middle of the city-- the location couldn't be better. The apartment has 4 floors, two ...
... their techniques and these guys at this show were fricken phenomenal
3. The male flamenco dancer was quite famous in Granada
4. The band and dancer had been rehearsing for this show for quite some time and it was a big deal to the flamenco community in Granada
So there we were, with a mostly Spanish audience, watching the equivalent of Metallica for flamenco ... Extremely cool.
Our night ended at Bodegas Castaneda with 1 American and 2 French gals for a ...
... The flamenco is kind of a mix of tap dancing and wild arm throwing (I’m over-simplifying this I know…) but it goes very well with the clapping and the singing! The mojito and sangria goes down well and we’re heading back home again. Laura makes us some dinner of conserved fish, pimientos and cheese and then we’re asleep again.
10AM wake up… this is more like it! While Laura is in the shower, I head up to a local coffee shop and ...
... good sense of how some
folks in Sevilla feel about their history, tourism, and government. He
referred to their most recent dictator as the "little m***** f*****".
Ha! He also showed us a store that still sells the flags from fascist
times. Very interesting! We visited the bull fighting stadium and for
the first time I learned about bullfighting and the running of the
bulls. First, I didn't know that the bull gets killed at the end of the