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  • The Mystery of Wine Revealed at Bodegas Franco Españolas

    written by alehopgm on 2011-09-10 in #world #locations
    The Mystery of Wine Revealed at Bodegas Franco Españolas

    If you're a wine lover like myself, you will enjoy the ritual of uncorking a bottle, pouring a glass of wine, aerating by swirling the glass, breathing in its heady aroma and savor its unique taste. Of course you have felt its effect on the senses, the sense of relaxation and happiness that stays in the body after sharing a good bottle of Rioja with your partner or friends. But perhaps you have never wondered how the grape is transformed into this wonderful elixir. Read on to find out.

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  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Redscales?

    written by alehopgm on 2011-03-24 in #reviews
    How to Get the Most Out of Your Redscales?

    After shooting my first 3 rolls of redscale, it seem to have been quite successful. In my most popular photos, often the redscales, one of them won the competition for the Primavera Sound. I liked the results each time the best. So I want to tell you my impressions and experiences with this film, hits and errors, successes and failures, good photos and bad photos. All gentlemen ... go ahead and see.

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  • Tutorial: How to Repair your Fisheye 2

    written by alehopgm on 2011-02-25 in #gear #tipster
    Tutorial: How to Repair your Fisheye 2

    Are you in love with your Fisheye but it's no longer working and the guarantee is expired? I was in that hopeless situation, but I was in luck because my dad is better than McGyver. We dismantled it to find the problem and to repair it. In our case the wind on wheel was blocked for a broken piece into the wheel. If it is your problem follow this guide. If you have other problems perhaps this article could be interesting for learn how disassemble your Fisheye 2 and how find the problem.

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  • Rotherhithe: My London Neighborhood

    written by alehopgm on 2011-02-01 in #world #locations
    Rotherhithe: My London Neighborhood

    This is my neighborhood! My girlfriend and I arrived in London four months ago, on October 2010. After one week looking for a room, we eventually found one in a very cute house at Rotherhithe in south east London. It looked like a nice neighborhood to live in, with a huge park, a leisure center, a shopping center, and very close to the Underground stations.

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  • A Spring Sunday in Parque del Retiro

    written by alehopgm on 2010-11-26 in #world #locations
    A Spring Sunday in Parque del Retiro

    The traditional way to spend spring afternoons in Madrid is to head out to Parque del Retiro on a Sunday and just relax. A picnic on the grass and a walk close to the lake; seeing the boats rowing in the pond, fortunetellers predicting the future, "alive statues", performances, mariachis and magic bubbles paint a pretty portrait of just a regular weekend afternoon in this place.

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  • Brunete, a classic little town of Madrid

    written by alehopgm on 2010-08-24 in #world #locations
    Brunete, a classic little town of Madrid

    Brunete is a small town situated 28 kilometers to the south east of the capital. Historic for the famous Battle that broke out during the Civil War, leaving the village destroyed, today it is a tranquil haven of peace and silence. Its urban area its own Herrerian style from the reconstructions during the dictatorship, with little farming houses.

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