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Forum: Learning Spanish 6th May 2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 62,623
Posted By Juanjo
Orujo= digestive aguardiente (distilled from the...

Orujo= digestive aguardiente (distilled from the remains of grape skins, pips and flesh left after pressing for wine)
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 2nd April 2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,516
Posted By Juanjo
Another word of warning..... be wary of any risks...

Another word of warning..... be wary of any risks that might occur from using Russian email addresses to contact owners of property in Barcelona.:eek:
Forum: Learning Spanish 21st March 2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,415
Posted By Juanjo
Me too- there are few people around today who...

Me too- there are few people around today who actually met Lorca. Thanks!
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 20th March 2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,387
Posted By Juanjo
Try Anís de Chinchón- one of the better...

Try Anís de Chinchón- one of the better ones!:thumbs-up:
Forum: Learning Spanish 14th March 2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 62,623
Posted By Juanjo
ArroZ- rice

ArroZ- rice
Forum: Learning Spanish 14th March 2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 623,933
Posted By Juanjo
GRASAS n.f.pl fats ¡Ayyyy pobre de mí! ...

GRASAS n.f.pl fats

¡Ayyyy pobre de mí!
Demasiado grasas.
¡Eché barriga!
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 10th March 2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,502
Posted By Juanjo
Visit Antonio Machado's house ( c/Desamparados 5)...

Visit Antonio Machado's house ( c/Desamparados 5)
Eat at Casa Duque (c/Cervantes 12)
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 9th March 2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,693
Posted By Juanjo
Book directly with your favourite US rental...

Book directly with your favourite US rental company rather than attempt to do so via a middleman website- its safer and usually cheaper!
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 28th February 2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 33,991
Posted By Juanjo
I suspect the level of arrogance is such that the...

I suspect the level of arrogance is such that the only comment would be "Tough! No refund!":(
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 27th February 2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 33,991
Posted By Juanjo
Don't forget Singapore Airlines and Quantas.

Don't forget Singapore Airlines and Quantas.
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 25th February 2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,281
Posted By Juanjo
Fawlty is right about Benahavis, it deserves its...

Fawlty is right about Benahavis, it deserves its calling itself "El Rincón Gastronómico de Andalucía". However it is reached only by a single road that leaves the N340 just west of San Pedro de...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 24th February 2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 33,991
Posted By Juanjo
Even worse- in the next Budget, having sold off...

Even worse- in the next Budget, having sold off everything else to private enterprise (including education) the New Labour (aka Conservative Lite) Chancellor to save money plans to outsource the RAF...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 21st February 2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,463
Posted By Juanjo
My preference would be a night's stay in Segovia...

My preference would be a night's stay in Segovia (as long as you avoid the parador!). Not only is there a lot to see (including the famous poet's, Antonio Machado, house if you have a literary...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 19th February 2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 33,991
Posted By Juanjo
"Rip-off Air" strikes again? I and a few...

"Rip-off Air" strikes again?

I and a few golfing mates, attracted by advertising by "Rip-Off-Air" (you know who I mean) of low fares to Italy, planned to have a few days winter golf in the...
Forum: Learning Spanish 17th February 2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 52,959
Posted By Juanjo
"Cuba" - Gibson Brothers

"Cuba" - Gibson Brothers
Forum: Geek's Corner 12th February 2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,213
Posted By Juanjo
Ben is right. Electronics on most camera bodies ...

Ben is right. Electronics on most camera bodies are pretty much the same these days. For me, feel and lens quality are more important. Of course, the most important component is the person...
Forum: Learning Spanish 12th February 2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 52,959
Posted By Juanjo
Se quema mi corazón Divina es la noche Mi...

Se quema mi corazón
Divina es la noche
Mi único deseo
Es hacerte mío.

:confused::confused:
Forum: Learning Spanish 11th February 2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 52,959
Posted By Juanjo
"Would I lie to you?" Whitesnake

"Would I lie to you?" Whitesnake
Forum: Learning Spanish 11th February 2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 52,959
Posted By Juanjo
:D Nope- I just let "my fingers do the...

:D Nope- I just let "my fingers do the walking"!;)
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 8th February 2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,178
Posted By Juanjo
Try to make time after El Escorial to drive over...

Try to make time after El Escorial to drive over to Segovia (about 55km or 1 hour) to see the Roman Aquaduct and then drive to Madrid via the road over the Guadarrama- views are fantastic!
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 7th February 2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,062
Posted By Juanjo
Presumably you also do not believe in any kind of...

Presumably you also do not believe in any kind of insurance?
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 7th February 2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,062
Posted By Juanjo
If you don't mind my saying so, that is a little...

If you don't mind my saying so, that is a little unfair on ElDeano. What I think he is saying is that:

1. Life is risky- live with it!
2. Terrorist PR prefers transatlantic aircraft targets.
3....
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 6th February 2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,062
Posted By Juanjo
Get it in perspective, folks! Passenger...

Get it in perspective, folks! Passenger aircraft have been the target (real or threatened) of terrorists for as long as I can remember. Particular interest to me as I spent my working life flying...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 5th February 2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,062
Posted By Juanjo
What are the options? 1. Fly relatively more...

What are the options?

1. Fly relatively more safely having passed through full body scanners. ["Relatively" because they will only catch dangerous items being carried onto the aircraft. Any...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 4th February 2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,516
Posted By Juanjo
1. Don't use ATMs in the street- favourite sites...

1. Don't use ATMs in the street- favourite sites for diversion robberies especially by kids.

2. Don't stop to admire a charming baby in the arms of a child- under the baby, his or her other hand...
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