Crumbs from the table – Budget 2015 invests in Almeria

The 2015 Andalucian Budget has been revealed in all its glory, and this region finally get some much needed TLC. 61 million euros will be spent building sewage works in Mojacar, Antas, Huercal Overa and Nijar. You will remember that the Antas sewage works was washed away in the great Vera floods, leaving all the waste to go down to the Garrucha one, which can’t cope and so causes those horrible smells. And then is Continue reading Crumbs from the table – Budget 2015 invests in Almeria

Worlds oldest self portraint found in Almeria province

The worlds oldest self portrait, a cave painting some 23,000 years old, has been found in a cave in the north of Almería. The discovery was made in a cave called La Cueva del Ambrosio near Velez Blanco in 2008 by two archaeologists, Sergio Ripoll and Francisco Javier Muñoz, both professors at Madrid’s UNED university. But the discovery has only just been announced, in a scientific article published during the Congreso Internacional el Solutrense, dedicated Continue reading Worlds oldest self portraint found in Almeria province