“Los Escolares” is a small cave, so called because it was discovered in 1973 by a bunch of schoolkids on an outing. The kids, venturing into this 1,5 metre square cave in Santa Elena (Jaen), were amazed to find an intact 5,000 year old cave painting at the back of the cave. The painting was later classified as an artefact worthy of being part of “history of humanity” by UNESCO, but it’s never been sealed Continue reading 5000 year old cave painting destroyed in Jaen
Ideal newspaper reports that 180 fire fighters from 18 brigades, from Almeria, jaen, Cordoba and Malaga are fighting the sorbas – lucainena blaze. 9 air units are also involved, although the high winds makes their use complicated. Infoca the fire agency says the fire is in a difficult spot in the mountains with difficult or no ground access. However they say they have the fire surrounded and expected it to be fully controlled by early Continue reading Additional fire units from across Andalusia arrive in sorbas
300 specialists and 11 aircraft have been fighting since yesterday several large fires in the province. Somontin, lucainena and sorbas have all had fires blazing since yesterday, although the first two are now stabilised.