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Laura Sangrà

Entries by Laura Sangrà

Grocery Shopping for Free

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2012 | 2:40 PM

Robin Hood still lives in Spain. He keeps stealing from the rich to favor the poor, but instead of acting in the woods he attacks in the supermarket aisles.

His real name is Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo, and he is not only mayor of Marinaleda -- a...

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Holy Sh*t

(9) Comments | Posted August 24, 2012 | 1:05 PM

An elderly woman has turned a XIX century fresco masterpiece into a complete disaster by restoring it freestyle, without any knowledge or asking for permission to anyone. The botched job is located in a tiny church named Santuario de la Misericordia, in Borja (Zaragoza), a little town in...

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The Thirstiest Country Ever?

(2) Comments | Posted August 14, 2012 | 12:51 PM

"It's forbbiden to forbid" was one of the slogans heard in Paris in May 1968, when protests against traditional society and capitalism arose. I've always felt sympathy for this type of freedom, and I'm positive it's still relevant, to some extent, almost half a century later. But when it comes...

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My Tip: Don't Tip

(47) Comments | Posted July 5, 2012 | 3:34 PM

Stop tipping. I mean it. Don't give extra money if you don't feel like it. Tipping is not mandatory in Spain or in most of the European countries. You can leave some coins if you feel like it, or the spare change they bring you after paying the check, but...

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