1937 Santa Claus around the world – yikes!
In today’s Guardian, an article about the recent spate of encounters between small sail boats and Orca’s off the coast of Spain.
La Merce – Fireworks in Barcelona the last weekend in September. In 1995, wife and I took a three-week trip to Spain and France. When planning the trip I looked for festivals that may occur in areas around our planned stops. In Fodor’s Spain 1995, in the sections on festivals, only one festival appeared to … [Read more…]
Marin County Tocsin, 23 January 1892 The pope has the grip. Cardinal Simeoni died in Rome Jan 14 of the grip. Enormous damage has been done by floods in Spain. Albert Victor, heir of the prince of Wales, died of the grip Jan. 14, aged 28. He was a rather light-headed dandy and credited with … [Read more…]
Some things we ate in San Sebastian in 2002: Tuna stuffed tomatoes Foie gras with apricots Gazpacho with beets and shrimp Goat Cheese Torta with Apple Sauce Spinach Ravioli with Bacon Stuffed Peppers with queso Bacalao with peppers and onions on bread Squid with green onions Squid with Spinach Cod with parsley sauce Roast duck … [Read more…]