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From Fort to Museum

LHR Castillo Castle

Thanks to a deal between the Almuñécar Town Hall and the Junta, La Herradura fort will be turned into a museum dedicated to the 1562 naval disaster.

Motril Cave Find

MOT Cave Find

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.

The Last Member

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

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

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.