• MARINE DAY TOLD BY AN OLD NAVY MARINE

    On the occasion of the Day of Seafarer, in all honesty, I must admit that my desire and willingness to be a sailor is attached to my early years. These are years I remember with great joy. The arrival of some of the sailors returning from campaigns for over a year is celebrated with euphoria. Parties were organized at one of the bars in the village where I was born, where three musicians hired , Vermouth and wine ran on behalf of the home comers.

     

    The first time I went to these parties I was about 13 years and decided without doubt to become a marine, to fulfill the dream of living those adventures and visit all the countries, see the geishas, learn about other cultures and make money. It was in the early sixties and Spain had economic dificulties.

     

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