Doña Paquita dies at a 103 – Almeria mourns for the “grandma of the park”

Doña Paquita has died at 103 years of age. Doña Francisca Díaz Torres, named hija predilicta de Andalucia, “favourite daughter of Andalucia” by the Parliament of Andalusia in 2010, Doña Paquita is considered to be one of the first feminists and ecologists in Almería, and the “grandmother” of the Cabo de Gata natural park. She was born in Almeria city to local Judge Andrés Díaz, and Josefina Torres, from a well off family in Nijar. Continue reading Doña Paquita dies at a 103 – Almeria mourns for the “grandma of the park”