Paraglider Killed on Mazarrón Beach
A 62 year old man from Fuente Alamo plummeted to his death onto La Emita Beach in Mazarrón after a motor failed in his paragliding apparatus.
Boozy British Student 'Saloufest' Package Tours Scrapped
A Famous student festival on the Costa Dorada which attracts revellers from over 100 British universities every Easter will cease – ostensibly because of insufficient public service capacity, but thought to be more likely to be because 'drunken tourism' is becoming increasingly frowned upon in Spain.
A Nut is a fruit composed of a hard shell and a seed, which is generally edible. However, a wide variety of dried seeds are called Nuts, but in a botanical context there is an additional requirement that the shell does not open to release the seed.
Much of the growth in Spain has been through EU grants totalling billions, invested in airports, roads, trains, banking, industry, arts and culture, healthcare and social programmes - and Spain is set to receive another €45 billion between now and the year 2020.
Bougainvillea - love them or loathe them, they are here to stay in Spain.
Flowering time - summer to autumn
If the 17th Century had been something of a disaster for Murcia, there were signs at its end of the situation improving. Unfortunately, the beginning of the next century reversed the optimism when Murcia was thoroughly caught up in what was effectively Europe's first great modern war – The War of Spanish Succession.
The Poppy Appeal is well under way and you can find poppies and collection boxes in bars, restaurants & shops in the Mazarrón district and beyond. Remembrance Day (11th November) is on a Friday, when many choose to observe 2 minutes silence at 11am (midday local time) as a mark of respect for the fallen.
The year marches on into November yet there's still time for you to explore and enjoy the delights of North-West Murcia that have escaped your attention so far.
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