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2018.06.02 Vessels and salt

Today we enjoyed our second guided tour, organized by the Tourist Office of Mazarr贸n. Again the subject was ancient history – the Phoenicians and the Romans – but this time in Puerto de Mazarr贸n. From our visit to the museum Arqva in Cartagena, we knew that the Phoenician boat that is displayed over there is … Read more

2018.05.30 Bliss

There are not many things I love more than walking next to the surf in a nice temperature with a cool breeze surrounding me. How lucky we are to be able to do this frequently. This beach, Playa de Nares, is just a 10-minute car-drive from our house. Like most beaches over here, it has … Read more

2018.05.27 Angels and fireworks

This weekend was La Isla Fun Fest on the beach of Puerto de Mazarr贸n. We’re not the partying types, but as part of getting to know the area, we had to join of course. Yesterday evening we watched the fuegos artificiales. In the Netherlands, there are fireworks on December 31 which are done by the … Read more

2018.05.26 Appreciate Mazarr贸n

What is a better way to get to know a specific area – and pick up a few words in Spanish and socialize with the locals – but through a gifted guide. This is Jose Maria, a historian who studied at the University of Murcia. Today, during a two-hour excursion, he explained (in Spanish) the … Read more