Friday, March 03, 2006

Katherine II--Later that day...

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Marquis de Sade Cafe

We met up with Andrea from the Fulbright Commission Don Pedro and we later mosied (sp?) on over to the Marquis de Sade Cafe and Bar. Now, the Marquis de Sade was a straaaange fellow. If I am not mistaken, the word "sadism" comes from his name. Yeah, he was into some strange things done in the name of pleasure. That said, the following picture, albeit quite accidental, seems oddly appropriate...
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I kind of like it.

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And here he is looking as innocent as the day is long. Well, we all know that books cannot be judged by their covers, and looks can be deceiving, and...Any more cliches?????

Anyway, we didn't come here because we admire the Marquis, we came for the beer.
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Hoegaarden--a big beer, and shhhhhh...not a Czech beer. Actually, to be fair, it is not the beer that is big (it measures the same as other beers here), but the glass. And it was a bit like lifting weights to drink sip after sip of this beer. But it IS delicious. Very light, very clean, very lemony. The first time I tried it was here with Andrea, and Kat had had it back in England, so we asked Andrea to bring us here. Um, so very good.

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Kat
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Andrea

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Cheese!

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Thanks, Belgium!

BACK IN ZATEC...

On Wednesday, we made pizza and guacamole at home for ourselves and the Harajdas. A very pleasant evening. Kat spoke some German, so she was able to talk a lot with Mrs. Harajdova. We had a good time, and Mr. Harajda was his usual joke-cracking self. Thursday was Kat's last night here. We wanted to play pool, but the place wasn't open, so we settled for darts instead. Fun fun.
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Bye, Kat. Thanks for coming!

KM

4 Comments:

Blogger Elaine said...

Marquis De Sade, huh?? Humm, the portrait reminds me of a certain kids entertainer. Who would have thought he was such a naughty guy. Glad he doesn't have the kids show anymore.

Great photo's as usual, you make this look so very interesting. Great work.

5:39 PM  
Blogger Email said...

Probably brought back memories of the many times you got spanked at darts back in the LBC.

cheers.

8:56 PM  
Anonymous crazy-cousin said...

Hi Kat!!!!!!1

5:14 PM  
Blogger Travelin' Fool said...

Oh, Mark, you WISH you could beat me at darts!!! =)

4:06 AM  

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