El Barco de Ávila Local Customs

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Updated Dec 24, 2004

    After talking English to Spaniards for over 15 hrs per day for 7 days, we are still smiling. Or is it because of the wine that's making Jesus, Lisa, Therese, and me smile?

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Updated Dec 24, 2004

    Me posing with Pamila, an expat in Madrid. Soon she will own her own place in the Goya district :)

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Updated Dec 24, 2004

    Patricia and Maria shows off the more complicated moves. This is where Glynn and Kiwi Rob gets lost in learning Sevillana.

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Updated Dec 24, 2004

    Spaniards Bea, Jesus, and Emilio are having a discussion... I hope they're speaking in English.

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    Candid pictures from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Updated Dec 24, 2004

    Not knowing where to put the candid shots from Barco de Avila, I decided to dump some of them in the Local Custom tips section.

    During one of the entertainment hour, Chris shows us how to roll a cigarette.

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Updated Dec 24, 2004

    Nathan demontrating self defense techniques with Sarah's help.

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Updated Dec 24, 2004

    Libby showing her manly side.

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Updated Dec 24, 2004

    Mayte, Therese, Claire, and Ruth at the bridge.

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Updated Feb 25, 2004

    Kiwi Rob shows Glynn the proper way to start off the Sevillana. You put your right foot in, you put your ...

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Written Feb 25, 2004

    After the final dinner, the Spaniards presented the Anglos with a bottle of Spanish wine from the Avila region. Then Sarah sang for the group accompanied by Rob on the acoustic guitar.

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Updated Feb 25, 2004

    Leger discusses with the group the linguistical/cultural differences between the English and Spanish language.

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Written Feb 25, 2004

    In the Odd Couple skit, Oscar (Robb) greets the female guests (Patricia & Maria Angles) in the apartment.

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Written Feb 25, 2004

    On the 3rd entertainment night, Rob and Marco perform a skit named the "Odd Couple". Rob plays Oscar Madison while Marco plays Felix Unger.

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Written Feb 25, 2004

    Tall Jaime starts off the 2nd entertainment night by being a proffesor in a skit about the "School of Seduction".

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    Candid shot from Englishtown Team 51 @ Gredos

    by virtualpatrick Written Feb 25, 2004

    Guillermo being the center of Claire's attention by the roman bridge. Guillermo - that's roman and not viking like the hat you're wearing.

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