Annie Lennox Was Right

During the 70s Spanish TV showed a series called “Sandokan” based on the Emilio Salgari classic. The handsome pirate nicknamed the tiger of Malaysia who fights the British colonial empire and can’t help falling in love with the governor’s beautiful niece Mariana in the process. Every week, I and the rest of the country would eagerly sit for the next instalment full of adventure, sword fights, stolen kisses and even once a cholera outbreak. Continue reading