Sunday, December 2, 2018


Mario and Palma stopped by this evening bearing gifts. They were concerned about the cold tile floors in the flat and the fact that we didn't have any rugs, so they brought a few over. One for the living room and a couple for the bedrooms. They look very nice:

The rug also dampens the sound in the room and makes it a little cozier, so a good addition!

They also brought over some extra dishes and a pyrex cooking pan. They know that we're expecting guests over the next several weeks and want to make sure that we can accommodate the extra people.


Tourists here love the horse-drawn carriages. The weather this afternoon was beautiful and this ride across the bridge looked quite pleasant:


Elections for Andalucia were held today. Elections are always held on Sunday here. Spain has 17 autonomous regions (like states would be to the US). Sevilla is a city (and a province) of the autonomous region of Andalucia. Andalucia has a parliament and the election today determined the composition of that body (equivalent to when we elect state representatives to a state house). Andalucia has 8 provinces Almería, Cádiz, Córdoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Málaga y Sevilla: