Comparing Spain to a 3rld word country...is ridiculous. (Mind you, I lived in Germany, US and now in Spain).
Based on..what...there was a defective street lamp electrocuting someone?
It is some time ago I heard that someone in Las Vegas was electrocuted because of faulty wiring of a street lamp. Should I conclude now that the US is
a 3rld world country?
As for "manana attitude"....my personal experiences are entirely different. I have not many stereotype we (in more northern Europe had) seen become
For example, when I moved here I had the impression it will take me many months to even get internet. Fact is, two days after I ordered internet I had
it installed. In fact, the guy missed me two times because they were here so quick I didn't expect them.
I have them seen tear down and entirely re-built a bank building here around the corner within 5 or so months. I have the Spaniards seen tear up and
entirely repair/replace all the sidewalks here in town, also within only a few months.
I have no problems with Spanish mail which I also assumed would take "forever". In fact, Spanish mail is so fast as German mail IMHO, and this means
As opposed to that I have seen giant street holes in the states which no-one bothered to repair...and when they started, in the midst in Illinois, not
far from Chicago, it took them MONTHS for a frickin hole in the road. Seriously?
Yes, I will never understand SIESTA, and for sure not in "winter" or whatever you want to call this season here, for me it's just silly the entire
country shuts down from 2pm to 5:30pm : )....but seriously...it's not a 3rld world country.
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