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Archive for June, 2009

Chiringuitos Endangered Species?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

.!. rimonabant labeling cheap cipro Owners of "chiringuito" beach bars and restaurants along the coasts of Andalucia are worried that a new set of coastal regulations could spell the beginning of the end for many. In reality, they should have little to fear because the regional government has taken a ...

Spain’s Summer Schedule

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Get ready for “Horario de Verano”. That’s one Spanish phrase you should know. It literally translates as “Schedule of Summer” and means the opening hours for many businesses will change to accommodate the heat. When I first learned about “Horario de Verano” so many years ago, I thought it couldn’t be ...

Join the World March for Peace in Andalucia

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Now this is exciting news: The World March for Peace and Non-Violence, organised by the NGO World without War, is coming through Spain starting on the November 13, 2009 in Barcelona. Participants will march south to Madrid then on south to Andalucia. The march will continue across our region before heading ...

Spanish Family Holiday

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

So many people come to Spain to spend their holidays at the beach, but have you every wondered how Spaniards spend their time off? Of course they head for the beach like everyone else, that’s why it’s so crowded in the summer. The difference, perhaps is how they go to the ...

No More Skipping School in Andalucia?

Friday, June 19th, 2009

.!. viagra and unicure pharmacy lamisil coupons The Andalucian Ombudsman, Jose Chamizo, is always looking out for new problems to solve. And this one might not be so new, but it definitely needs solving. After all, who among us can claim to never have skipped school? Yes, those were ...

Do as the Andalusians…

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

The most appropriate thing to do in the face of the summer heat is to live like the Andalusians. One of my favourite changes that summer brings is dining "al fresco" (yes, I know this is not "do as the Romans" - but the phrase does fit). While some love to ...

The Andalucian Pine Nut

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Andalucia is known for sun, sand and sea. This region is also known for its bullfighting and flamenco. And some know that the south of Spain is an important producer of olives and olive oil. But how many people know about these other traditional, highly appraised crops: chestnuts, grapes, avocades and... ...

Time in excess

Monday, June 1st, 2009

Life is speeding up, people say. There's not enough time, is the big excuse. And it's a fact, in some cultures, people suffer from a time deficit while in other cultures people seem to enjoy a time surplus. I wouldn't say Spain actually enjoys a tremendous surplus, but there is a ...