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Wax representation of the old Café Gijón at the Museo de Cera in Madrid
A Guidepost Reprint
Café Gijón, The
Meet the incredibly multifaceted Dr. Passi!
This could be REALLY GREAT FUN– with romance thrown into the bargain. From here to 9 September, Your summer to the hilt!
Cuba has a rich dance history that goes beyond its famous exports: salsa, rumba and cha-cha-cha. On a Road Scholar trip, we were treated to the traditional, popular and contemporary dances performed by dancers of all ages in different settings. One such treat was a demo by the award-winning Havana Queens, an independent dance company that celebrates Cuba's African and Spanish roots and whose YouTube videos are dazzling. Cuba dances!
Yukata! That’s the traditional Japanese summer get-up. It’s kimono but more casual. Less elaborate. It makes for great comfort. And Japanese outfitters say it makes women look particularly beautiful. Not that the yukata is for girls only. It’s for the male of the species too. Try it wherever you are, wherever it's summer!
I’VE just got back from Pamplona and if I’ve said it once, I’ve said it and will repeat it again a thousand times; Never Again.You can quote me next year. I’m bearing the scars of several cornadas, mostly in the region of the liver (pronóstico: muy grave.) and that last bit of the trip, after the car blew up in flames sixty nine kilómetros outside Madrid played hell with my gout. So on that happy note of goodwill and Christian charity, I will leave you to retire to my local clinic. And a happy Sanfermines next year to each and every loving little one of you.
Hats off to the Filipino hospitality! Mabuhay!
Join the American Club for an "All-you-can-eat" iconic American-style July 4th dinner!
Madrid begins Pride Week on June 28 to commemorate the Stonewall riots in New York City beginning in 1969. At the time, Spain was still under the Franco regime, which declared homosexuals as “dangerous” people with “the lowest levels of morality”. Four years after Franco’s death, on June 25, 1978, at the beginning of La Movida Madrileña, Madrid held it’s first Pride (Orgullo) March