Spain is #1When dreaming about moving abroad

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According to new research analyzed recently,  Spain heads up the list of where British citizens dream of living abroad.   Figures show that when dreaming about moving abroad 13% of people surveyed picked Spain as their number one destination. Spain remains the number one holiday destination for British citizens and it’s easy to see why many of them want to …

Winter temperatures to be higher than normal

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After what has been a particularly wet autumn the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET), has studied all the models and historical data and is saying we can look forward to a warmer than normal winter.   As for November and December, the amount of rainfall should be within the normal range blaming the warming of the Mediterranean, for the recent rainy …

Malaga Airport looks forward to a busy winter

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Malaga Airport is gearing up for a bumper winter season with more flights and new destinations serving the popular Costa del Sol holiday hub.   Between November and March of next year, airlines have made 7.1 million seats available for people to fly to the south of Spain. The amount of seats available is a 15% increase on the same …

Regional government to control Nerja’s new wells

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The regional government is ready to take over three new wells located in the upper Rio Chillar near the town of Nerja. Last year alone the authorities invested 3 million euros in the wells to ensure that the people of Nerja had adequate drinking water. The new wells are capable of generating up to seven hectares of water per year …

Richard Gere spotted filming in Andalusia

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The 69-year-old American actor Richard Gere was spotted Friday walking around the town of Camas in between takes for the filming of an upcoming BBC series. The star of Hollywood blockbusters, An Officer and a Gentleman and Pretty Woman was seen with his expecting Spanish actress wife, Elena Anaya who is also in the new drama titled MotherFatherSon. Written and …

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

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The Chamber Orchestra of the New Philharmonic of Hamburg presents The Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at the Villa de Nerja Cultural Centre on Saturday, November 3rd.   Founded by independent professional musicians from all over the world in 2003 the New Hamburg Philharmonic quickly established itself as a musical ensemble of outstanding competence. From its inception, the orchestra has obtained a …

A good day of fishing in Nerja

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Recently the Nerja Yacht Club held its latest fishing contest the “Fondo de Pesca” attracting 20 boats to participate in what is fast becoming an annual attraction.   The contest  lasted 5 hours starting at 09:00am. Then, in the “Moyano” picnic area of Playazo, each boat weighed in its catch before sitting down to a meal of traditional migas and …

A night of Jazz Fusion

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Yin Jazz comprising musicians Jesús Mata, on sax; Roberto Joya, on drums, Pedro Arcusa, on bass, and, Ian Arthur, on piano Yin Jazz offers an interesting take on modern jazz.   Lovers of this musical style will be treated to a fusion of sound that incorporates jazz, funk, soul, flamenco and Latin beats. Venue: Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, Calle …

New Mega Yacht Marina planned for Malaga

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Bids are now being accepted for a mega-yacht marina to be built at the Marques de Guadiaro dock in Malaga’s port.   Interested investors have three months to put their proposals forward with a maximum allowed bid fixed at 9.5 million euros. The new marina will comprise a 770-metre pier with mooring facilities for up to 40 vessels that range …

Exploration game for families to make a self-guided tour of Nerja

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The Nerja Department of Tourism has announced their initiative for promoting family tourism in the town of Nerja.   Marco Topo, is an educational exploration game for families with children.  Kind of like a scavenger hunt but with historic and notable places rather than clues, families are encouraged to go out and discover Nerja while having a good time. The …

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