Of Smoke And Churros (Travel 6 of 1)

Of Smoke And Churros Travel of In Of Smoke And Churros Geraldine DeRuiter of hilarious travel blog The Everywhereist is lured to Valencia Spain by the prospect of deep fried desserts but finds herself surrounded by fire and r

  • Title: Of Smoke And Churros (Travel 6 of 1)
  • Author: Geraldine DeRuiter
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 275
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • In Of Smoke And Churros, Geraldine DeRuiter, of hilarious travel blog, The Everywhereist, is lured to Valencia, Spain by the prospect of deep fried desserts, but finds herself surrounded by fire and rain Arriving on the last night of Las Fallas an annual festival that involves burning down beautiful wooden structures and the consumption of many, many deep fried churros ,In Of Smoke And Churros, Geraldine DeRuiter, of hilarious travel blog, The Everywhereist, is lured to Valencia, Spain by the prospect of deep fried desserts, but finds herself surrounded by fire and rain Arriving on the last night of Las Fallas an annual festival that involves burning down beautiful wooden structures and the consumption of many, many deep fried churros , she encounters impromptu parades, dazzling pyrotechnics and one tiny werewolf In the rainy days that follow, she begins to suspect that Surrealism isn t just an artistic movement In Spain, it s a way of life Ghanaian chicken dances, gun toting Syrian generals, Madonna s True Blue album and a joyful four year old star in this collection of travel tales where everything is on the menu, from Spanish churros to Middle Eastern mezzas to Southern barbecue to roasted cat flank With stories set in the dusty corners of Ghana s capital, Accra, in a Crusader castle high on a crag outside Homs, Syria, in church yards, motels and barbecue shacks in Tennessee, in hospital waiting rooms and intensive care units in Massachusetts, much too close to towering burning effigies in Spain and on a flotilla of cruise ships from the Caribbean to the Gulf of Alaska, TRAVEL 6 of 1, the first collection of travel stories from P H Books is, at turns, riotously funny and deeply moving.

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