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Six Reasons to Savor Spain

Thumbnail image for Six Reasons to Savor Spain by Gina "SuuperG" Stark December 28, 2011 Travel and Adventures

ShareFlamenco: I was first blessed with the good fortune to enjoy authentic, rustic and spontaneous flamenco in Madrid during the summer I spent there in my wide-eyed eighteenth year.  I stayed with my American girlfriend who was living there and had fettered out the best local places for food-ing, disco-ing and flamenco gawking. Let’s just […]

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Travel Recipe: My “Spanish Madre’s” Gazpacho

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ShareLast week I shared the fact that I was whipping up a batch of my favorite cold summer “soup”, gazpacho, and Brad Spencer on Twitter goaded me into sharing it.  OK, actually, I am happy and proud to share this recipe, as for me it represents true food love that was lavished up me by […]

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The Serendipity of Traveling Solo – Or, Why There is No “of course!” in the Italian Language

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ShareI won’t gloss it over for you. I will not profess to “love traveling alone” because, at times, frankly, it gets kind of lonesome.  But I will proclaim emphatically that some of my most cherished travel moments have come from doing just that: venturing out on my own. “A journey is like marriage. The certain […]

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Seville Spain: A Happiness Theory and My “New Math”

Thumbnail image for Seville Spain: A Happiness Theory and My “New Math” by Gina "SuuperG" Stark March 10, 2010 Random Ponderings

ShareIn addition to the Spanish language courses that I’ve been taking,  I´ve also been studying math and philosophy in Seville. Please review my research and results below: Sevillian Math: One Way Walk to School = 1 T.V (Tinto Verano) Return Trip from School = 1 Leche Manchada (Some Powerful Coffee with Lots of Milk) Taking […]

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Sevilla: Flamenco Fabulousness

Thumbnail image for Sevilla: Flamenco Fabulousness by Gina "SuuperG" Stark March 8, 2010 Travel and Adventures

ShareAuthentic flamenco, like passion, is elusive.  The more desperately you seek it and need it, the more the true-ness of it escapes you.  It’s hardly in it’s most genuine form when dinner and sangria are included!  The same with describing it.  Right now, any proper words just to convey what it is are scarce.  Therefore, […]

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Rhythms of Spain

Thumbnail image for Rhythms of Spain by Gina "SuuperG" Stark May 12, 2007 Travel and Adventures

ShareI suspect every culture and city has it’s rhythms, but the ones I’ve encountered in Sevilla are heart pounding.  It’s not uncommon to encounter groups of men or women, young or old, sauntering down the streets at night, clapping to various and complimentary beats, talking and laughing comfortably, effortlessly.   Street flamenco performers in late […]

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