Iberia Airlines has opened an investigation into why more than 300 of its flights have recently been delayed. They suspect that their pilots may be on a “go slow” without bothering to tell anyone, in protest at Iberia refusing to hire more pilots over the Christmas period. The Iberia Union claims that the delays are caused by understaffing, a claim that Iberia rejects, saying that with the slowdown and cancellation of flights they have, proportionally, Continue reading Iberia admits that its pilots “may” be on strike – it ain’t sure
2 kids (14) have been arrested in Almeria city for stoning cars as they passed by. One Spanish, one Moroccon. They have been returned to their parents under caution and will soon appear in court. Speaking as someone who once had a stone thrown through his windscreen on the Milla del Oro in Marbella by some rich kids, I suggest that a bit of Islamic justice may be in order.
How many have you sat down and wondered “I wonder how much water we have left?” Well, here ya go: http://www.embalses.net. The state and capacity of every dam in Spain, updated… often. For example, I see that Cuevas is running at 1.19%.
After my previous post about the Loma Blanca, I am informed by a “gentleman” that they still serve food. “Erotic” food. It costs the price of the meal, plus €75 a half hour tip for the naked waitress. Apparantly. For “businessmen” or “nice” boys (with cash) on stag dos, and the like. Indeed. I don’t have a copy of the menu, but I assume that the quality of the food is somewhat irrelevant in these Continue reading Loma Blanca (3)
An excellent program to watch if you’re learning Spanish or just want to catch up on how Andalucians behave abroad is Andaluces por el mundo, which goes out on Canal Sur on Thursdays at 22:00h. It finds and interviews Andalucians who live “abroad”. See more info and past episodes here.