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by laswalkirias
Sun Sep 04, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Torremolinos is quiet at night
Replies: 55
Views: 16810

Re: Torremolinos is quiet at night

Sorry Miro I have only noticed the central branch next to macdonalds in the 10 years I have been coming to the town The girls and boys on the fish counter do sing!!!! The malaguetta branch near the beach next to Malaga centro is also one of my favourite shops as well I will be staying in Calle Victo...
by laswalkirias
Sun Sep 04, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Torremolinos is quiet at night
Replies: 55
Views: 16810

Re: Torremolinos is quiet at night

Well Miro How very dare you not appreciate the cheerful friendly staff at the only mercadona supermarket in Torremolinos!!! I don't think I have ever looked forward to going to a supermarket in UK with miserable cashiers, pushy customers and no singing!!!! I love it Calle Mercedes is beautiful, a mi...
by laswalkirias
Sat Sep 03, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Torremolinos is quiet at night
Replies: 55
Views: 16810

Re: Torremolinos is quiet at night

Sorry for 2 year gap in posting Yes Torremolinos is buzzing at night with the right sort of people(no lager louts, mainly families English and Spanish) I was there 4 weeks ago and loved it Staying in Malaga city for 2 weeks from 12 September but hope to go out in Torremolinos for at least 5 or 6 nig...
by laswalkirias
Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Torremolinos is quiet at night
Replies: 55
Views: 16810

Re: Torremolinos is quiet at night

Even as a lover of malaga City, I still think Torremolinos isnt as bad as many people think it is It is a S[anish town and if you scratch the surface it is definatley Spanish and quite beautiful in places. Yes the nightlife has quitened down on my recent trips but it is better than a night out in Lo...
by laswalkirias
Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:09 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Is private health insurance compulsary
Replies: 85
Views: 10494

Re: Is private health insurance compulsary

You may be suprised to know that the helth scam is a two way train Two spanish ladies i work with here in London quite rightly have access to their own registered GP for day to day health problems,however for any treatment that needs hospitalisation they return to mainland Spain as they dont trust o...
by laswalkirias
Sat Jun 07, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Torremolinos is quiet at night
Replies: 55
Views: 16810

Re: Torremolinos is quiet at night

My aphologies Acomers,yes i mean La Nogalera(which I have heard is owned by one of those same families that own alot of real estate in Torry),yes , Yumbo is in Playa del Ingles and I get them mixed up!!1 For those of a nervous disposition please do not read this post any further La Nogalera is one o...
by laswalkirias
Sat Jun 07, 2014 8:44 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: update
Replies: 8
Views: 2314

Re: update

Imust confess that your post about the rose garden next to Town hall raised a smile
Afew weeks ago after walkuing through said garden |I spotted alady putting beautiful flowers planted at the back of the building into a doggy bag
Must be the recession!!!
by laswalkirias
Mon May 26, 2014 11:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Torremolinos is quiet at night
Replies: 55
Views: 16810

Torremolinos is quiet at night

Stayed in malaga city 3weeks ago and the place was buzzing day and night with no sign of any recession attall However went to Torremolinos for a night out trawling the bars and clubs in Yumbo centre and found that the place was deserted and that even macdonalds in town centre had closed I have had n...
by laswalkirias
Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: All Done and Dusted ...well sort of
Replies: 16
Views: 2869

Re: All Done and Dusted ...well sort of

One of the most stunning places in Extramadura(and the whole world in my opinion) is the huge stork nest on the chimney above Merida Town Hall. I have sat in the main square in that town and watched the coming and goings of those huge birds for hours while slurping slowly on my cafe solo. I am by no...
by laswalkirias
Sun Dec 01, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Chance of Early Retirement
Replies: 57
Views: 18005

Re: Chance of Early Retirement

Sorry to upset the applecart,I heard that if I kept my property in UK and rented in Spain I would still be taxed on it (all worldwide income and assets).
by laswalkirias
Sun Oct 13, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Early Retirees Healthcover S1 form not available as of March
Replies: 20
Views: 4593

Re: Early Retirees Healthcover S1 form not available as of M

Thanks for prompt replies I am gutted So this is the benefit I get from being in the EU? No wonder that any of the main political parties are scared of an in/out vote! All the young,qualified spanish nationals I have met in Malaga City are now either in the UK working or planning to work here,with j...
by laswalkirias
Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Early Retirees Healthcover S1 form not available as of March
Replies: 20
Views: 4593

Re: Early Retirees Healthcover S1 form not available as of M

Am I getting this right, there will no longer be the 2 year cover for early retirees living in Spain from next year?
that would be horrific
Please A comers tell me this is not true!!!!!
by laswalkirias
Sat Sep 14, 2013 7:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone been to Gran Canaria?
Replies: 12
Views: 2489

Re: Anyone been to Gran Canaria?

I have been visiting GC for nearly 8 years now and absoloutely love it I am glad to hear that you are staying in the south of the island as it is distinctly warmer than mid to North where it is constantly cloudy even in summer months! Go to las palmas for a day of culture,and yes if you go to Playa ...
by laswalkirias
Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rain
Replies: 6
Views: 929

Re: Rain

Im staying in Malaga City in 2 weeks time and now I am worried that if there are any ferias around that time I am going to be drenched! Do any Acomers know if I have picked a time to come whilst the Gods have decreed rain, rain, rain because of some local festival or event ? I was there last week in...
by laswalkirias
Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: 10% raid on banks in an EU country
Replies: 269
Views: 28574

Re: 10% raid on banks in an EU country

White Horse!!!!!!!! The gigantic nests on the chocolate box buildings in Merida Town centre plaza are like the eiffel tower is to Paris!!!! How could you miss them? Such blatant birdism, how very dare you When I am on my deathbed looking back over my time in Spain, those nests will be one of my most...
by laswalkirias
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 10% raid on banks in an EU country
Replies: 269
Views: 28574

Re: 10% raid on banks in an EU country

I have fond memories sitting in that square watching the goings on above the skyline of those birds!!! I saw 2 nests which are huge eitherside of the square but only one set of storks ever appeared I am a super lover of Malaga City but that nest in Merida is worth the 200kms I travelled to that pret...
by laswalkirias
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 10% raid on banks in an EU country
Replies: 269
Views: 28574

Re: 10% raid on banks in an EU country

I have fond memories sitting in that square watching the goings on above the skyline of those birds!!! I saw 2 nests which are huge eitherside of the square but only one set of storks ever appeared I am a super lover of Malaga City but that nest in Merida is worth the 200kms I travelled to that pret...
by laswalkirias
Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 10% raid on banks in an EU country
Replies: 269
Views: 28574

Re: 10% raid on banks in an EU country

Sorry to be a bit off message, but has White Horse or Lavanda seen those fabulous nesting storks in the main square of Merida......Amazing sight!!!!
by laswalkirias
Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Expensive in Malaga City now
Replies: 22
Views: 4499

Expensive in Malaga City now

I stayed in center of Malaga last week and was a bit suprised how expensive it has become Clothe and shoe shops were more expensive than London and Mercadona was more or less equal in prices for food in UK I thought there was a recession, how have prices gone up so much since last year, when it is r...
by laswalkirias
Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:14 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: A year-long temporary stay
Replies: 36
Views: 8943

Re: A year-long temporary stay

Thanks Sid I am afraid I am going to take the cowards option and keep to the 180 day limit in Spain Hopefully I will be able to get 2 x 3month rentals each year until I make permanent move( I own a very expensive appartment in London and do not wish to pay Spanish non resident tax on my property Lon...

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