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Feliz año

Of course the title should have been Feliz Año Nuevo, but this is Andalucia and we cut out every word we can. New year, also means a new month so the overloaded month of December is finally over. We just … Continue reading

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El Gordo has passed, blood presure back to normal

The lottery in Spain is incredibly popular and a number of different games are run each week. There are further special draws at Christmas. State run lottery tickets can be bought at the official outlets (Loterias y Apuestas del Estado). … Continue reading

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El Gordo, who doesn’t like to be one?

Last December it was reported that roughly 70 households in Sodeto (northeast of Madrid with a population of 250 people) bought winning tickets for Spain’s Christmas lottery. Every household that bought a share in the drawing took home at least … Continue reading

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