Andalusia October 3rd 2010 Andulusia
Yeah I know it has been a while. We had 8 days in Andalucia in a mansion owned by a tight arse Pom who was fighting with Spanish Telstra so therefore we had no Internet. Was disaster and peace at the same time.
Anyway this blog is about what we did there, or at least the parts that I can remember.
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