Company would be most welcome along the following route, assuming a purchase is made on Wednesday:
(Pontevedra,) N-541 O Carballiño, N-541/N-120 Orense, N525 Verín, Benavente, Castrogonzalo, N-610 Palencia, Villalobón, Valdeolmillos, Torquemada, Cordovilla la Real, Quintana del Puente, N-622 Lerma, Covarrubias, Hortigüela, N-234 Soria, Calatayud, A-1504 Miedes de Aragón, Cariñena, A-220 Belchite, A-1307/N-232 Alcañiz, N-232 Valdealgoría, N-420 Gandesa, Corbera d’Ebre, Mora d’Ebre, Falset, Reus, T-315 Tarragona, Vilafranca, (Barcelona.)
The route sounds a bit strange, but that’s because I’ve used CycleRoute.org to check and vaguely optimise route elevation profiles, and that’s because my prospective lawnmower:
… is said to be able handle a maximum gradient of 18-22%, beyond which this happens (getting out of Galicia is particularly fraught):
At 25-30 km/h I reckon it’ll take 5/6 days. Petrol consumption is ca. 30 km/l, so it shouldn’t break the bank.
And then I’ll be looking for space (250*126 cm) in a trustworthy premise/garage @BCN in exchange for promotion.
- Roadtrip en segadora por el norte de España a finales de junio / Late June lawnmower roadtrip across Northern Spain
Busco sofás, pajares, etc. para descansar. / Call for sofas, haylofts etc.
- Translation of “The political economy of Catalan independence”
Clemente Polo has blogged a short book containing what feel like author-translated essays by him and four other anti-secessionists, José Luis Feito, Ángel de la Fuente, Guillem López Casanovas and Joan Roselló Villalonga. Here is Polo on “The economic consequences of the Succession War (1702-1714)”:
Economic historians underlie the importance of both Castilian and American markets in the rapid
- Galician gastronomy for people with false teeth, cats and dogs: chack it out!
“Check them out” would be far too unenterprising for a region whose private-sector, while Catalonia was spending €150M of public money trying to turn Barcelona Airport into a global hub, quietly forged a privileged relationship with Colombian …
- The Cali Word Games, plus a Civil War gag from Alfonso Guerra
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Lost Letters Departments have of course swept the world