What you don’t expect to find at the top of the Sierra Nevada is an unexploded, 80-year-old mortar round, even if you’re armed with goats.
A mountain climber on the Sierra Nevada came across a handgrenade, which is not something that you expect to find up there, is it?
The Spanish Civil War concluded 75 years ago but every once in a while somebody finds an unexploded bomb or shell. This time it was in the Sierra de Lujar, above Gualchos.
The Central Government under the right-wing party, the PP, has blocked the release of confidential military documents between 1936 and 1968 – they were due for declassification in 2011.
Forget images of Steve McQueen trying to jump over barbed wire on a stolen Wermacht motorbike; this is about Carchuna and the Spanish Civil War.
In the old days, los cortijeros would build their homes with anything to hand – even with unexploded, civil-war shells, it would seem.
Tomorrow marks the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Spanish Civil War; the prelude to the Second World War in which fascist Europe took on the beleaguered Spanish Republic.