The British Consul has held an open meeting with around 40 representatives from the UK’s top tourism companies to discuss how to work together to support British nationals on the Costa Blanca.
The communication or, what is the same, the transmission of information from one person to another, is an essential aspect in the social behaviour of any species. Humans use a large range of signs to communicate to each other by means of words, gestures, through our eyes, and even through our way of dressing and grooming ourselves.
The second of our suggested "Roman" visits is to the Casa Fortuna. In 1971, a section of Roman road and the ruins of two Roman houses were located in a small square (Plaza del Risueño), off the Serreta Caridad a little way north of the sea front.
The band of the Musical Association "MAESTRO EUGENIO CALDERÓN" " took to the stage, on Saturday May 26 at school, "La Aceña" in Mazarrón, to perform the musical tale "Peer Gynt" in the second series of "Conciertos en Familia".
The Department of Urban Public Services Management of Mazarrón Town Hall started a campaign in in the middle of May to clean and condition of the littoral zone of the municipality so that when summer arrives, everything is ready to enjoy the beaches by the neighbours and tourists.
We have recently had the scare over the cat and dog food supplied by one of the biggest supermarkets in the area allegedly causing the deaths of a number of pets.
Semana Santa is one of the most important fiestas in the Spanish calendar and this year takes place from 30th March to 8th April. Every city, town and village will have its own way of celebrating this religious festival.
Going to a Bullfight demonstration was not something I ever expected I would be doing. I got up in the morning with a feeling that was a mixture of fear (of what I may see), pride that I was doing something that may make a difference in the future, and sickened that I was going to be so close to something that I hate and abhor and have pushed to the corners of my mind.
Cartagena, although an important city, seems today to live under the shadow of its larger neighbour Murcia City. However, while Murcia City was founded in 825 AD, Cartagena was a significant settlement over 1000 years earlier and was one of Spain's foremost cities in Roman times. There are traces of human settlement in the Cartagena area long before this.
by Tina Tait
Although there has been a slight delay at the notary in the signing for the purchase of the land to build Paramount Park, PREMURSA, the promotional company which is purchasing the land and in charge of construction, continues to be optimistic. PREMURSA has been granted exclusive licensing rights to construct and operate the theme park for a 30 year extendible period. 1.8 million square metres of land is being sold at the cost of 15.8 million euros.