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2018.12.05 Día de la Constitución

At almost the end of October, when I wrote about Santa Eulalia de Mérida, no one knew we would come to live in Totana. What a way to celebrate our arrival in this very Spanish city. For the next month, there will be festivities about every weekend, except for Christmas. Most festivities are of a … Read more

2018.10.22 Santa Eulalia de Mérida

This is the Santuario de Santa Eulalia de Mérida. Already since 1644, Eulalia is the patrona (patroness) of Totana, a small village that lies at the end of a winding road of some seven kilometers. The Santuario (Sanctuary) looks brand new, but it was finalized at the end of the sixteenth century. The devotion to … Read more

2018.06.08 Snake alert

One of our regular walks is from the house through the surrounding hills to the via verde. The via verde is a cycle path from Mazarrón to Totana and Cartagena. When we arrive at the via verde, we can either go to the left in the direction of the urbanization Country Club or to the … Read more