Like the rest of the Cijara vineyard complex, the dock area shows the unmistakable marks of having outgrown its original, carefully contemplated design, and then shrunk back down. The warehouse further away from the dock sits in its own palisade, and is clearly far more valuable to the health of the village than the warehouse directly adjacent, with its mouth open to the docks to ease the unloading of trade goods.
Women and children work to secure the boat while the old and the infirm attempt to be on guard for ambush or treachery. Even the most cursory glance shows that this second group does not know what they are looking for.
Edit: Removed Alai stuff, since Chico played him while I was typing.
The young boy answers even before the promised coin has been pulled out of the pocket. "Oh, si, seniorita. Everyone has heard of the Casa de Cijara. Their wines are said to be the best in Christian lands. Si, I can take you there, they are only a few hours walk from here. But they are a small community, I do not think they will welcome your troupe."
OOC: Serrano, this is your cue. Severus and Constantine, also arriving on-stage at this location, can either buy their own guides, or interact with Serrano's company.
[u]On the North Bank of the Guadiana[/u]
"La! La! La! I'm not listening!" screams the midget, covering his ears.
His sister continues to point at some indecipherable drawings in the mud. "I'm telling you, if we just had an axe, we could fell one of those trees, and use it to cross the river and get to that town we saw last night."
The third sibling refuses to give an inch. "And I'm telling you, the trees on the other side of the river are much better for bridge building."
"But we can't get to the other side of the river!"
"Besides, we don't HAVE an axe!"
"I bet Seniorita Viscaria could get us there!"
"La! La! La! La!"
"Seniorita Maga, what do you think?"
"I think someone's watching us."
OOC: Hiems, that's your queue.