July 2010
13 posts
“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I...”
– Douglas Adams
Jul 30th
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Jul 30th
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Jul 25th
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Jul 23rd
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Jul 20th
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You Know You've Lived in Spain When...
            You think adding lemonade, fanta or even coke to red wine is perfectly acceptable. Especially at lunch time. The red wine+coke combo known as “Kalimotxo” from the Basque region was introduced to me early on in Spain and is now my drink of choice, even winning the affections of my friends and fam back home. Red wine+fanta limon=tinto de verano and is from the south. The...
Jul 17th
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Nerja
Summer has officially hit Seattle, and I’m just now getting caught up on my Spain springtime travels (sorry!); with a last weekend beach getaway to Nerja and a drive up and down the Costa del Sol and Costa Tropical. I’ve heard of Nerja long before I stepped foot in Spain and knew I had to take advantage of my close proximity to this beachy and beautiful pueblo blanco (white village). ...
Jul 13th
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“The journey of discovery lies not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new...”
– Marcel Proust
Jul 11th
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Jul 8th
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Jul 5th
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Ronda: La Ciudad Soñada
“Avistamos Ronda. Estaba enriscada en la Sierra, como una prolongacíon natural del paisaje y, a la luz del sol, me pareció la ciudad más hermosa del mundo” “We sighted Ronda. It was raised up in the mountains, like a natural extension of the landscape, and in the sunlight it seemed to me to be the most beautiful city in the world.” -J. Agustín Goytisolo Perched on a mountain-top—a...
Jul 5th