Tag Archive for restoration work

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.

Salobreña Castle Closed

SAL Castle Closed OnL

As a consequence of the heavy rains last week, Salobreña castle has been closed again to the general public again, owing to rain damage.

Lending a Devastating Hand

When an 80-year-old churchgoer took it upon herself to restore a 19th century fresco of Jesus Christ, she no doubt thought that it was a good idea, the end result, however, has half of Spain howling, either in indignation or in laughter, bless her cotton socks.

Herradura Romeria 2011

In over thirty years on this part of the coast, I have never seen so many people turn out for a La Herradura Romeria, which this year was held in the grounds of the restored castle (tower). The village was alive with colour, horses, gypsy dresses and humming with the ‘alegria’ that has been missing…