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May 27, 2004 - Palencia

Extract from my e-mail journal: Talking: My god the Spanish can talk. Nowhere, shall two Spaniards meet and not exchange the time of day or the goings on of their mutual fifth cousin five times removed. You rarely see a Spaniard on their own and if you do it's because they are in between goups of people with whom they will talk. Every public space is alive with chatter and the sound of greetings. This extends between all generations and you see young people being waylaid by the elderly in order to assertain whether their great Aunt's...

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