Perched on the southern coast of the Iberian peninsula is mythical Andalusian city of Malaga. Birth place of Pablo Picasso, who painted the world reknown masterpiece, Dogs Playing Poker. From the towering heights of the Alcazaba, one can look down. Then there’s a cathedral short one tower because they gave the money to rabble rousers in a British colony on the other side of the Atlantic – and looked how that turned out. Upon arrival, dangers won’t cease with lost luggage at the airport. Illegal Moroccan immigrants posing as seminary students from the alpine region of France attempt to fleece unsuspecting naifs of their dwindling Euros. The musical accompaniment is Quijote by by Olivia Ruiz.
Originally published elsewhere 16 July 2006.