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BARCELONA

My own minor infatuation with Barcelona, or rather the idea of Barcelona, started with an Afrikaans setwork entitled “Sol y Sombre” (Sun and Shadow) written by Uys Krige, probably sometime before WWII. I was a senior schoolboy and, although I … Continue reading

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Spain and all that.

This is my last post for this week. I’m aiming for 3 per week but will settle for two. Anyone doing a blog for non-commercial reasons has to answer a few questions. These include, “why am I doing this?” “What … Continue reading

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Almachar

My previous post (downstream) dealt, briefly, with the horrors of the trip from South Africa to Spain via the cattle truck route of modern, economy class air travel – even when treated kindly by the Air France staff. From Malaga, … Continue reading

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SPAIN 2010 – The Family and the Trip

A small tradition has grown over the past few years in the dispersed Berger family – a one week get-together somewhere between the USA and SA where there are no work or normal domestic demands and where we can really … Continue reading

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