If you have a look around Calasparra's Archaeological Museum, you will quickly appreciate that this part of Murcia, admittedly like so many others, has a very long and interesting history.
As we step boldly into February will we be leaving footprints in snow, slush or sand? Whichever it is – there is a marked beauty to Northwest Murcia and you need to discover and enjoy all on offer. Explore with a sense of adventure, grab hold of the fun, and make some memories.
I first saw her on a balmy autumn night in early October. We had walked down to the water's edge at about 10pm and suddenly there she was in front of me in the sea.
Keeping in mind the pearls of wisdom we learnt in the last article (pause while you scrabble about for last month's magazine) we will now complete our look at 'open' and 'closed' questions.
MABS is a Spanish Registered Charity as a Cancer Support Group, operating in the Regions of Valencia and Murcia
Within Murcia region, MABS has 3 main areas of operations.
Although the complete set of statistics for annual property sales in 2016 will not be available until Feb/March 2017, we can tell by the trends in the 3rd quarter and October's figures that there has been a distinct slowing down of the market since June 2016.
In the last article we started looking at the difference between 'closed' and 'open questions' and how to form them. The explanation for this takes a bit of time, but it is worth making the effort because it gives us the key to asking questions properly in Spanish and therefore getting the replies we are looking for!
Today, Alhama de Murcia appears a prosperous town which you pass on the Autovía del Mediterráneo or on the railway line from Lorca to Murcia, with the extremely large 'El Pozo' meat processing factory a major landmark.