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2008-08-18 00:00:00

By Laura Silverman This was not your typical Spanish holiday. We didn't want the busy Costa del Sol or packed tours to Gaudi's Barcelona. Maybe an exploration of the local area but no crowds - definitely no crowds. So that's why we chose Punta Umbria.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.