Work has started on a national defense post atop the Cerro de la mezquita, the highest peak of the Cabrera range above Turre – the mountaintop just next to the electric pylons, with the TV and radio antennas on them. The defense post is part of the national SIVE maritime surveillance scheme, which constants scans Spains’ borders to detect intruders – normally, illegal immigrants from Morocco and drug dealers. As this is part of “national Continue reading Mountaintop defense post construction starts
Over a leisurely sort of lunch with some high up chappies from Turre townhall, I was given the wink to avoid the drinking water fountains in the village. Nothing was actually said, but it was given to understand that the boyos in charge of the drinking water had now switched fountains and are going all the way to Bédar or Mojácar to fill up their bottles. It seems that with Turre town now bankrupt, and Continue reading A word to the wise about Turre’s drinking fountain….