The Almería gay scene

A loyal reader writes: As a ‘soon to be resident’ I wonder if you have any local knowledge of gay friendly places in the Vera/Mojacar area & whether you would consider an article on this. To be clear I don’t just mean ubiquitous nude beach cruising activities! Always happy to oblige, although my personal knowledge on the Almería gay scene is a spot limited. Enter Pablo (AKA P.A.T.), my party loving token homosexual employee (we Continue reading The Almería gay scene

Started the new look ‘n’ feel for the site…

Whatcha think? I’ve redeveloped the top of the page and tried to maximise the real estate space available. You’ve got quick access to Random Post & the search function, and I’ve made the text larger and easier to read (font is now Tahoma). Got rid of a load of codejunk that was slowing down page loading. Next step is to clear up the sidebar and underneath the posts. Obviously I want to increase attention to Continue reading Started the new look ‘n’ feel for the site…

The film route of Tabernas is the new website from our beloved Diputacion which aims to publish, online and on paper, the major points of Tabernas where films where made. It will be updated as things progress and pamphlets are published, but currently it shows you where the scenes from “Indiana Jones – The last crusade” and “For a few dollars more*” were filmed.  Click on “english” if you don’t speak Spanish. It’s all part of Almería en corto, Continue reading The film route of Tabernas

Extra breath tests for drivers over Christmas

The areas of Almería city, Roquetas del Mar, Mojácar, Vícar, Velez-Rubio & Níjar have been identified as the focal points for the extra breathalyser tests to be carried out over Christmas by the Guardia. Nationwide, the Guardia expect to carry out 15,000 tests a day to identify drunk drivers, and intend to mount spot checks both at night and at midday (to catch the boozy lunch crowd). So as the advert says, don’t drink and Continue reading Extra breath tests for drivers over Christmas

La Mojonera still guarded by anti riot Guardia

La Mojonera continues to be under a heavy police presence as Guardia Civil units maintain a very public profile. The alledged murderer is expected to appear in front of magistrates today, and as such the Guardia fear more protests if they let up – and local community leaders warn that if justice is not seen to be impartial and immediate “trouble may continue”. Meanwhile, yesterday in the Madrid parliment, Rafael Hernando (P.P. for Almería) demanded Continue reading La Mojonera still guarded by anti riot Guardia