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29 Mar 2012 00:00 by georgeh Star rating in condado de alhama sp.... 1462 posts Send private message

 Theyve only just voted in a new govt but now the peasants are revolting against the austerity measures so the general strike means many places shut thursday.

On friday its dollies day in cartagena( the patron saint of los dolores) so they will be on holiday again!

Dont you just love the spanish way of life- fiesta,siesta, manana and now strikes!



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29 Mar 2012 02:04 by ojosazul88 Star rating. 171 posts Send private message

Surely the Estate agents selling Utopia didnt actually believe in their own hype.





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29 Mar 2012 02:48 by stillgoin Star rating. 161 posts Send private message

 suits me why work when you can just enjoy life in the sunshine??





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29 Mar 2012 09:46 by Piltonian Star rating in Madrid. 36 posts Send private message

Here in Madrid the impact seems very slight. Public transport, including the airport, are affected with limited services operational, but the rush hour on the roads is at least as busy as normal and private businesses seem to be oeprating as standard.





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29 Mar 2012 10:04 by EOS Team Star rating in In Spain of course!. 4017 posts Send private message

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I didn't think I was going to be affected at all by the strike but after dropping the kids off at school I drove down to my favourite coffee shop and it was closed!

Gutted doesn't even come close 

Justin



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29 Mar 2012 10:58 by EOS Team Star rating in In Spain of course!. 4017 posts Send private message

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