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Jamon Serrano Museum

By Vivienne Hughes

Do you love Jamón Serrano? Do you love museums? Then you're doubly in luck because Trevélez has just opened a Jamón Serrano museum! »

Motril Cave Find

By Vivienne Hughes

A team of spelaeologists (potholers) made an amazing discovering in a cave within the municipality of Motril; finds include 70 pieces from the Nasrid dynasty; i.e., 500 years ago. »

Apophis I Urn Returned

By Martin Myall

Almuñécar has just received back its prized urn belonging to the Aphophis I period of ancient Egypt; i.e. just over 1,500 years BC. »

The Last Member

By David Darby

Firstly, did you know that there is a penis museum in Teykjavik, Iceland? Well there is, and word is that it's actually quite interesting with penis specimens from all manner of beasts. But there is one important omission… a human penis. »

Goodbye to the Sugar Cane

By Louise Powell

The Motril Councillor for Cultura, Elena Vallejo, inaugurated the Adiós a la Caña de Azúcar photography exhibition of the works of Antonio García Maldonado, who died in 2011. »

Pantano Museum

By Vanessa Bosch

Many foreigners living on the Costa Tropical know El Pantano de Bermajeles as simply, The Lake, even though, as its Spanish name suggests, it is a reservoir. The dam itself is impressive, offering spreading views across the water, and the old installations looking rather like an abandoned army base provide an interesting walk. »

Almuñécar Antiques Loaned to New York

By Louise Powell

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has requested several antique objects to be put temporarily on display there. »

Almuñecar & Herradura Monument/Museum Times

By Louise Powell

The Almuñécar Town Hall has issued a new Autumn/winter opening times table for the municipal monuments and museums, etc. »

Changes at the Castle

By Vivienne Hughes

Salobreña Castle and Museum are now operating under different opening hours, which are the following: »

The Other Bubble Trouble

By Vivienne Hughes

Spain's building bubble basically boiled down to more houses built than required, and it's the same with its museums. »

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