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  • An Early Indalo 2 weeks ago The Almería Museum of Art (opposite the train station) has a small exhibition of artists from the Indaliano Movement (Wiki). These were Almería-based artists roughly spanning a time from the forties until the end of the last century. Several of them were very good - Cantón Checa and Jesús de...
  • Gibraltar Español 2 weeks ago Once the main Spanish parties (less of course Podemos) and media have gotten over their excitementregarding Venezuela (and their criticism of each other for any possible hesitation in declaring Juan Guaidó as being the president of that country, rather than the unlikable but legal Nicolás...
  • The Carpetbaggers 3 weeks ago Not all of the foreigners who move to Spain do so to retire gracefully, or work for a company or for themselves in an honest way. It is said that we come in three flavours - those who live from money from outside (pensions, transfers or remittances), those who make their money here in some way, and...
  • The Garrucha Pipa Theatre is No More 1 month ago The news is that the old Cine Tenis down at the far end of Garrucha, the open-air summer cinema also known as the Cine de Verano and the Pipa Theatre, has been sold. I am told that next door's Mercadona has bought it to expand their shelves with more dog-food and gin.The nearest cinema now appears...
  • Tourist Figures, as Accurate as Always 2 months ago The official figures are in - 1,447,599 tourists visited Almería during the first eleven months of 2018. To think: just one more teensy-weensy visitor squeezed in, and we would have rounded up that figure to 1,447,600.Figures vary by the season, with lots more trippers docking in Almería in the... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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07:19 AM January 10, 2013

Long-time blog written by someone who really knows (and likes) Spain. Humorous and informative

Geoff Barlow
20:45 PM September 23, 2014

Always worth reading. Interesting, informative and often uplifting.

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