The Atlantic Coast and its Caribbean pirates

Chapter XII:   The Atlantic Coast and its Caribbean pirates

The beach Los Cóbanos, Sonsonate, El Salvador
The beach           Los Cóbanos, Sonsonate, El Salvador

Of the many adventures that ultimately describe our lives, looking back it seems that some have led to remarkable achievements, others facilitated the discovery of promising new lands and places; but perhaps the most cherished and treasured of all, are those shared, with an extraordinary person; present for a fleeting moment of our life, if only in the passing.

It began on a Wednesday afternoon, when suddenly Grandfather arrived. I was busy finishing my homework for school. Besides, I was in a hurry, for I needed to deliver it at the latest, by Monday.

“Hey kiddo… kiddo… kiddy…” I heard Grandfather shouting from the main living room.

“I have a big, fat surprise for you,” he said, a little out of breath, as he walked with a mischievous smile on his face. I knew that smile, and I knew it well. Actually, I knew it: only too well! It was the prelude to some prank of his.


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