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Lunch 147

By SimonFletch  
Greetings everyone and thank you for your votes and comments on 'Lunch 147 - The White Rhino'. A special mention goes to Isabel , whose UA "goes for the plight of endangered Rinos in this fragile Earth of ours". Talking of which, many picked up on the shiny horn of the Rhino. I suspect that it is so, because it is false. The Kenya Wildlife Service have resorted to tranquilising Rhinos, cutting their horns off and replacing them with false ones. Nairobi National Park, where the image was taken, is extremely well guarded, but has a 'corridor', where animals have access to the other wild areas of Kenya. Some of those areas are not so well guarded and KWS practice the removal of Rhinos ivory there. Ivory now being valued at over twice the price of gold... Sadly, poachers still kill these animals, to avoid tracking them again.

Many picked up on the word 'lawnmower', mentioning their garden or city size and how long it would take the Rhino to cut the grass. A White Rhino eats around 120lbs of grass a day (and drinks around 17 gallons of water). Imagine the state of your gardens and cities, with all that Rhino poo...!!

Today's 'Lunch'
This coming Saturday, we fly to the Costa del Sol for a couple of weeks, staying in Los Boliches, near Fuengirola. We have friends who run Pata Rusa Restaurant in Los Boliches - Oscar and Elena. I am therefore bound to say that their food is 'the best' - and it is..! Specialising in seafood, catering for the local Spanish population (as well as tourists), it has to be, to survive in a competitive market.

I took these images for them some years ago and they still use them in publicity. I hope, this visit, to get some better ones, but thought them worthy of a Silly Sunday 'Lunch' upload.

Have a Sumptuous Sunday, everyone ...!


Tags: Spain Food Lunch Portraits and people Pata Rusa Los Boliches Oscar and Elena

Voters: NDODS, LynneJoyce, ChiliMan and 30 more

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NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2014 7:51AM
The host/proprietor certainly looks well fed Simon that's always a good sigh in my books.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2014 8:15AM
They say that you should never trust a skinny chef so I have every confidence in this restaurant. Mmmmm, Boquerones, one of my favourite snacks but it just doesn't work with the UK climate.
ChiliMan 14 135 17 Singapore
22 Jun 2014 8:16AM
That sooo looks like my kind of restaurant, Simon. Phwoaaar. Tummy just growled. Bah.

And I just love the decor of the place. So glad you put up V2 'cos that tiled scene with the triton is gorgeous. I wouldn't mind more sneaks at the interior, if you feel so inclined this time round Wink

bobsblues 11 10 2 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2014 8:18AM
Certainly looks an attractive place Simon, can't beat some good healthy sea food although I'm allergic to prawns everything else goes.
Have a good break old boySmile
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2014 8:37AM
My kind of Restaurant! I'll have the Gambas and the sopa de marisco!
It all looks scrumptious... Salivating here Simon! GrinGrinGrin
viscostatic 14 50 11 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2014 8:42AM
Food always tastes better on holiday Simon, usually because it is. Seafood is always a good bet, especially in Spain.

ColleenA Plus
8 483 7 Australia
22 Jun 2014 9:02AM
Looks an inviting lunch, especially the "swor fish" Grin..just to clarify the difference between horns and tusks.....Rhino horn is not ivory but keratin ( same as our finger nails) ...the only animals with ivory tusks are elephant, warthog and hippo...
22 Jun 2014 9:03AM
Excellent captures Simon, the food on this occasion looks nice enough to eat SmileSmileSmile,
dark_lord Plus
17 2.8k 774 England
22 Jun 2014 9:35AM
A seafood restaurant, excellent. Enticing choices on the menu.
We should have at least as good a seafood culture being an island, but sadly we don't. Mind you, a cold drizzly day in Rhyl doesn't have the same appeal, does it Grin
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
22 Jun 2014 9:37AM
Those menus looking formidable Simon. My mouth waters just reading them !!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
22 Jun 2014 9:57AM
All looks and sounds good, I hope you have a good trip I love sea food. Had a gorgeous Crab salad the other afternoon. just yummy. GrinGrinGrin
mikbee 14 3 8 Scotland
22 Jun 2014 1:47PM
I am not too keen on seafood Simon.
Do they sell steak pie and chips ?
Enjoy your holiday.
And I shall keep my appetite until you get back !!
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
22 Jun 2014 2:47PM
What delicious fish on offer, Simon, though I have to say that the Greeks can also offer a superb variety of fish dishes, too Smile Carol
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
22 Jun 2014 5:14PM
My favourite restaurant, Simon. I love all kinds of seafood. Great lunch shot for human beings this time.
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
22 Jun 2014 5:37PM
What will we do without our daily lunch box? WinkGrin
22 Jun 2014 6:46PM
Great captures, Simon. Excellent narrative as always.

ali63 9 791 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2014 7:50PM
Great images,

Ali GrinGrin
22 Jun 2014 10:13PM
Great shots Simon but no seafood for me and I know I'm in the minority here except for Mick! Have a lovely holiday. Cathy
22 Jun 2014 11:13PM
Great Restaurant advert & 2 super images of seafood delighrts

Bantu 7 7 1 India
23 Jun 2014 4:02AM
Simon,away from your line really fine capture.

gajewski 16 10 9 United States
30 Jan 2015 6:55PM
I like this shot and after reading your narrative, I like it even more. Their friendship with you comes across in the facial expressions you captured.

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