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... often given of immigrant life in Almeria of people living in wretched shantytowns, cut off from the general population, here you see immigrants well dressed, strolling down Main Street at the greatest of ease. As a matter of fact, many of the shops and restaurants here are run by immigrants as well… Not just your shwarma shop either—a poster advertises a Middle East themed nightclub… another poster advertises a discotheque with 3 female DJs—two ...
... us to see ruins that are thousands of years old. The Pas Naveta des Tudors is the oldest roofed building in Europe, 3000 years old. It is a funeral tomb. It was only discovered quite recently (about 1980) Lithica is the old quarry. El Torah the tallest mountain on Menorca with a cathederal atop. We visited all the beaches on the coast and had coffee by the ...
Friday 14th March 2014
As anyone reading this is probably aware, our British banks make a nice little earner, by charging a "handling fee" if you use your credit card or debit card to purchase goods or draw cash from an ATM outside of the UK.
Quite by chance, while visiting Almeria, some days ago, I discovered, if you use a UK Santander debit card, to draw cash from ...
... and four portions of "tapas". The portions of tapas are enough to make a light lunch for two, the quality is quite good and the service is best described as "jolly" I would say.
It is true, the tapas are mostly "English" versions of the Spanish original, for example, Chilli-con-carne, eggs and chips and fish and chips are "tapas" I have not seen on a Spanish menu before, but, hey, what do you want for 8Euro?, and, they do have more Spanish choices, like Squid, Tuna, Prawns ...
... to be a rather fine building, is, in fact a canvas cover, painted to look like a building, the actual building is in the process of being restored, behind the canvas cover, rather smart, I thought.
and, a trifle out of place, I thought, a Victorian style railway station!
Other places to stay in Arenal d'en Castell
PO Box 175, Arenal d'en Castell | 4 star hotelfrom $100
Punta Grosa, Arenal d'en Castell | 4 star hotelfrom $116
Calle Estrella, s/n, Arenal d'en Castell | 4 star hotelfrom $69
Av Sol Parcela H2, Mercadal, Arenal d'en Castell | 2 star hotelfrom $40