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New players had been cajoled into joining us and were gratefully accepted by the hardened drinkers – here were new victims for the same jokes and stories. Perhaps they could play and help us achieve that Holy Grail of football – a victory.
Two nights in Palma were followed by three in Alcudia. Palma offered classy restaurants, stunning architecture and a great place to park one’s yacht. Al Cudia was where the Kwik Save employees from Macclesfield went to holiday. You had never seen so many tattoos, moustaches and shell suits. The men were even worse. The water park on the Friday cured a hangover or two until it was discovered the vending machines were dispensing Mahou at 1.6 euros a can. Who said the Spanish lacked business sense?
Saturday was a day of travel. It was very nearly a day and night of travel. Our trusty local guide eventually led us to Blackpool on Med and showed us the very best of the local cuisine which was a memorable meal for all those who didn’t eat it, which is all those who were there with one exception – Iron Guts Hollowood.
Evening entertainment invariably included a stroll along to Frank's Bar. This english-swearing German, assisted by his wench Iris (of the ear), would be forced to haggle over the price of the every round.
What did the future hold for our intrepid gladiators? Would the newcomers tour again? Is there the possibility that Sat Nav will ever take off in Majorca? Stay tuned for the next thrilling instalment.
The Persistent Offenders
3rd Time Lucky
2nd Time Around
2004 Tour Virgins
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