Daily Archives: 2005-09-30

Three Cheers for the Cherimoyas! – Alicante, Spain

I made my way to the beach and nestled into a nice little spot near the water. There were people sunbathing and swimming as well as playing beach sports. The temperature was near 30 C but it really didn`t feel too hot. I ate my selection of fruits while feeling myself melting into a state of relaxation I haven`t been to for a while.

For the first time in a long time, I had nothing to do. I had no books or papers to write on and nothing to fiddle with except the sand before me. I drew little circles in the fine powder flipping around ideas of where I should go next. Either east or south…I was worrying about it for a while when I realized that these things work out better when I just release them for a while. I drifted off inhaling the ocean air and letting the sun coax my body into bliss. read more

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A Fruitful Interaction – Alicante, Spain

I woke up and caught Federico just before he left for work. He gave me a map and the keys wishing me luck. Little did I know how much I would need it. I drank some tea and minced (a word I picked up from Sonya`s Andy) about in cyberspace before emerging into the real world. As I went out the door, I grabbed the map and the cell phone Fed gave me in case of emergencies.

I wandered around the palm tree lined streets in the not too muggy but warm air and tried to get a sense of direction. I ended up walking about two blocks the wrong way before realizing it and turning back. I took a bit of a detour but finally got on my intended path which would eventually lead me to the playa (beach). read more

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