27 April 2009
Siesta Show Webisode 54 - EOS does Top Gear (not!)

For today's webisode we have a bit of fun! We drive around the area and explain some do's and don'ts when it comes to driving in Spain, and also show you where you can park... then again maybe not!




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Gericom on 11 May 2009 @ 15:39 said:
Great video Justin. I agree that those short run-ins to the busy N340 are quite scary at times and I have difficulty judging how far away an approaching car is when looking in the exterior side view mirror - for some reason vehicles showing in your exterior mirrors always look further away than they do when viewed in the interior rear view mirror which seems to be more accurate. Unfortunately for entering dual lane carriageways like the N340 on a short run in, the exterior mirror is the one you need to watch closely...


Anthony on 29 April 2009 @ 23:41 said:
Just had to add this point,the canarians are not alowed to use the hand brake on their tests,they have to ride the clutch, and if you have seen that hill we have ...well, do not buy a second hand car from them, can't speak for the mainland lot ???


Anthony on 29 April 2009 @ 08:01 said:
To add to Justins video,don't forget to have in your car :- 2 sets of glasses, if you wear one[no not for beer] 2 triangles,a torch,first aid kit,floruecent jacket,i have 2,set of bulbs,all your cars documents,insurance receipt from the bank is what they need and driving licence.... have i missed anything Justin?
maybe cash or your credit card, to pay any on the spot fines.
Happy motoring !!



Ray on 28 April 2009 @ 11:11 said:
I would love to hire an auto but can't afford it each time we come over, so my partner ends up driving most of the time. I passed my test on manual shift years ago but have driven mainly american LHD auto stuff here in the u.k. I find the pedals in the hire cars too close together and it just becomes a stressful experience--for everybody in the vicinity.If you see someone on one of those short pull ons waitng to join the main road is it common practice to move over if safe to do so and give them room to get on.


Norman Sands on 28 April 2009 @ 11:04 said:
More good stuff, well done both.
Techno has a steady hand with the camera.
Not too sure about both hands off the wheel when gesticulating though.
Not easy to present, teach and drive.
Presentation improving all the time.
Keep it up.
Regards
Norman



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27 April 2009
Siesta Show Webisode 54 - EOS does Top Gear (not!)
For today's webisode we have a bit of fun! We drive around the area and explain some do's and don'ts when it comes to driving in Spain, and also show you where you can park... then again maybe not!
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31 March 2009
Siesta Show Webisode 46 - Ex-pats, Driving and the Guardia Civil
Part two of our chat with Antonio Rodriguez from Costa Advice Bureau covers problems you might encounter but not expect when Ex-pats are driving in Spain and are then stopped by the Guardia Civil. You may, for example, have to pay a fine on the spot but what happens if you can't? Watch the show for Antonio's answers to this problem and more. To talk to Antonio visit the Costa Advice Bureau website.
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All episodes in chronological order:

- Welcome to The Siesta Show and enjoy some Spanish cakes with us
- An interview with Inez Rix, Spanish schools and universities, the property market and more
- Join us for churros con chocolate today, we just can't stop eating them!
- A chat with "technoape" about moving to Spain and the cost of living here
- The weather in Spain was terrible today, so today's show is very short!
- We go for tapas to Lo de Andres in Sabinillas
- Learning the basics of Spanish and kids in Spanish school - Part 1
- Part 2 of Lisa's chat about the basics of learning Spanish
- Meet Eye on Spain's first ever member and hear about why she moved to Spain
- Today's trip to the white mountain village of Casares
- Justin gives some advice and buying and selling property in Spain
- We go shopping to find out which Spanish supermarket is the cheapest
- We visit Adana, the dog rescue charity to see what they do and what help they need - Part 1
- Part 2 of our visit to check out expats helping abandoned dogs in Spain
- We take you for a tour of Manilva, the home of Eye on Spain
- We take a brief tour of the city of Malaga, it's more than just an airport
- We messed up a little today, it takes longer to make cheese than we thought
- Our guest today tells us all about international schools in Spain
- Antonio takes us for a tour of his home town of Estepona - Part 1
- We go out and about to find out how the Spanish celebrate Valentines Day
- Part 2 of Antonio's fascinating tour of Estepona and what life was like 50 years ago
- We meet up with Juan Ocaña as he shows how to they make goats cheese
- Part 2 of our visit to the cheese factory and Susan tries to find Juan a girlfriend
- Justin gets mauled by a bulldog as Susan chats away about dogs in Spain
- Menu del dia - The easy way to a cheap meal in Spain
- We go to the market to buy some fruit and veg. Good time to learn some Spanish
- We go and check out a local flamenco dance lesson
- Justin tells us about the new look website and what's coming up
- We find an honest estate agent to talk about the current state of the market
- We chat to Myra about issues and problems affecting expats in Spain
- Learn some basic Spanish with us today
- We review some of the programmes to watch on Spanish TV
- Top chef Figueras shows us how to cook the perfect Spanish omelette
- Part 2 of our Spanish omelette cooking lesson
- Elizabeth gives us some advice on curtains for your property in Spain
- We visit little Talia and find out about her journey through the Spanish health system
- We go for a brief tour of Marbella old town
- Learn some Spanish with Susan today and learn to tell people what you like
- We take a look at the issue of damp in properties in Spain
- We visit some more new properties suffering serious damp issues in Spain
- Siesta show takes a week's break and asks for your feedback
- We're back after our week off from filming
- A day out at La Quinta Golf and Country Club
- Siesta Show Webisode 44 - Learn how to say "one can" in Spanish.
- Siesta Show Webisode 45 - Residencia in Spain - What you need to know
- Siesta Show Webisode 46 - Ex-pats, Driving and the Guardia Civil
- Siesta Show Webisode 47 - Golf Lessons in Spain Part 1
- Learn how to cook a tasty Huevos a la Flamenca
- Siesta Show Webisode 49 - Back from Easter Holidays
- Siesta Show Webisode 50 - Golf Lessons in Spain Part 2
- Siesta Show Webisode 51 - Ex-pats follow the broken brick road!
- Siesta Show Webisode 52 - How to order coffee in Spain.
- Siesta Show Webisode 53 - Learn more Spanish as "we go"
- Siesta Show Webisode 54 - EOS does Top Gear (not!)
- Siesta Show Webisode 55 - More Spanish lessons 'in Colour'
- Siesta Show Webisode 56 - We're back and we're stronger than ever!
- Siesta Show Webisode 57 - More Golf Putting Lessons
- Siesta Show Webisode 58 - How to order a beer in Spain
- Siesta Show Webisode 59 - Typical Spanish Evenings?
- Siesta Show Webisode 60 - Typical Spanish Evenings? (part 2)
- Siesta Show Webisode 61 - A day out at the spectacular Feria in Jerez
- Siesta Show Webisode 62 - Let's have some fun, watch these outtakes from previous shows
- Siesta Show Webisode 63 - Save the Chiringuitos Campaign
- Siesta Show Webisode 64 - More Golf Putting Lessons (Part 2)
- Siesta Show Webisode 65 - Golf Putting Do's and Don'ts
- Siesta Show Webisode 66 - Ex-Pats clean up their act!
- Siesta Show Webisode 67 - An interview with retired couple Jan and George
- Siesta Show Webisode 68 - The true cost of living in Spain!
- Siesta Show Webisode 69 - Learning Spanish Courses Reviewed
- Siesta Show Webisode 70 - How we started and where we are going!
- Siesta Show Webisode 71 - How to Attract Spanish Women!
- Siesta Show Webisode 72 - How to Attract Spanish Women! (part 2)
- Siesta Show Webisode 73 - Spanish Wine Tasting Amateur Night!
- Siesta Show Webisode 74 - Common problems with Pools in Spain.
- Siesta Show Webisode 75 - Common problems with Pools in Spain (part 2)
- Siesta Show 76 - Last Minute Car Hire and Airport Information
- Siesta Show Webisode 77 - The spectacular Spanish festival of San Juan
- Siesta Show Webisode 78 - No show this week and this is why!
- Siesta Show Webisode 79 - The Eye on Spain 5th Birthday Bash

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