DESPITE the cold and the snow inland, hashers came from across Almeria to meet for the latest hash run at Vera.
Certain people were noticeable by their absence – Puff, Ma and Pa Bates and Big Nuts – all of whom struggled to leave the warmth of their quilts, or was it that they were snowed in? After the laughter died down at the hashers who were snowed in, the rest of the group gathered for instruction from Eco before heading off.
There were a number of visitors, first-timers and returnees to the hash so there was lots of chatter and catching up with old friends. The route took the hashers along the motorway, through agricultural areas where Slot Machine and Dim Sim were eating lettuce before realising that the front walkers had almost disappeared from view.
After the walk, punishments were handed out, including for poor Eco who was only a campo watering away from a full house. Nobody remembered song lyrics without song sheets but Beer Barbie saved the day and serenaded us all with a few risque tunes that she had learned from her hasher dad.
Then it was off to a nearby bar for tapas and drinks before heading home. It was another great hash with great conversation and surprisingly warm weather.