Monthly Archives: July 2010

Yet another pool

How nice to have something exciting to do on a Sunday in Spain. When I travel, I tend to have an image of closed doors in a city that I don’t know very well. Not a very original image, clearly, … Continue reading

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Off to Sitges

Our friend Jose now lives outside the city, in Sitges, which is convenient for us because Sitges is on the beach and his apartment has a pool as well. This time, we did not leave all our luggage on the … Continue reading

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The Mediterranean Diet

We are going to live to be 550 years old, now that Max is addicted to a few things. Thing 1: Nutella. It can’t be worse than jelly, correct? And the jar says it is hazelnut paste, which is basically … Continue reading

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I have always loved soccer so, so much

Actually, no. Usually it’s boring. But of course the World Cup comes with its own zip and of course people are a tidge more excited in Spain than in the US. Spain is, of course, nuts for soccer, and they … Continue reading

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Six days in Spain

Most of the vacation so far has been about finding pools and swimming in them. This is not going to be a Sagrada Familia – fancy lunch – Picasso Museum visit to Barcelona. In fact, we’re lucky, so far, if … Continue reading

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Everything is fixed.

Ok, first both toilets broke, but then everything was fixed. Also, we ran out of money, so maybe the house knew that it could not wring any more repairs from us. Then we cleaned the bejesus out of the house … Continue reading

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