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I pulled on thick protective trousers, zipped up the back, my hot black anorak, the straps and thick chainsawing gloves...brush cutting here we come. I love the repetitive swing of the machine, it's high pitched whine and the satisfaction of felling triffids! Aubons (porrasa) are about 4' high. A strong fleshy stalks sprout from long green leaves and explode with white flowers. The dried stems can be used to create ...
... after that comes a second course of pastries. Either empanadas packed with meat and peas or sweet pasty shaped robiols with pumpkin marmalade or cream filling. If you've not already glued your mouth shut with all that pastry you can then tuck into dry pastry biscuits cut into hearts or stars, about half an inch thick! These are thankfully all sloshed down with champagne, which loosens pastry from back teeth quite successfully! Seb and I were in for ...
... melting pot, traditional local pride holding its own against the foreign wealth that purchases the grand country fincas for many millions of euros. The Son Palau cave is a domed void. A small circle pieces the skin to the sky, and soil and debris has rained in creating a raised hill below the light hole. The extremities were gloomy by the time we arrived, the last of sun's rays illuminating a cluster of stalactites on the ceiling. The torch lit the dark tunnels, ...
... of tourists block the road waiting for their bus, people stroll and smile benignly, the first day of spring is warming the Port and the businesses who jet washed, repainted, repaired and readied themselves last week in the cold must have made their money today. The Soller train was packed to standing with hooded and scarfed Germans. It's a tiny microcosm that is just beginning to open up to me, as I feel increasingly at home, amongst the visitors! Patna is a 1920s ...
... Just like yesterday she was excellent company on the ride home as we chatted horses and travel. Pete traded some valuable rope for regular fish from one of the old boys in the marina and created a beautiful light batter with flour and San miguel. Lovely fish and chip dinner to finish off the day! I love my weekends! Not that the work in the week is exhausting like it used to be...but the weekend gives me a chance to explore, and I have enjoyed doing so. This ...
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