Daily Archives: March 22, 2013

Sinkhole Truck Trap

Have you ever had one of those moments when you wished that the ground would open up and swallow you? Well, for a Chinese trucker, that’s exactly what happened.
The truck driver was trundling along through Kunming, in the Yunnan province of China when a hole opened up beneath his vehicle. At over 30ft deep and 20ft wide, it is rather incredible that the chap survived at all.

The Games Up

Twin sisters Louise and Martine Fokkens, both 70-years-old, have decided to finally retire. They have decided that working after you reach 70 is just too much.
Oh… I forgot to mention that both these ladies have been prostitutes in Amsterdam’s red light district for over 50 years. They believe they were the oldest ‘working girls’ in the city and there has even been a film made about them, a documentary entitled Meet The Fokkens.

Fish Farming Struggles On

Anybody who has visited the beach between La Caleta and the Peñon in Salobreña will have seen the fish-farming pens, washed up and seemingly abandoned there. In fact, one even ended up on Velilla Beach in Almuñécar.