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by Isleños
Sat Oct 20, 2012 5:12 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciated
Replies: 45
Views: 16521

Re: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciate

Thanks for all the info, especially the weblinks and details on living expenses, helps having an approximate idea of how much dinero we would need each month, helps me get a handle on what we are aiming for. For those asking we live on Isla Mujeres an island that at some parts you could probably hur...
by Isleños
Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:48 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciated
Replies: 45
Views: 16521

Re: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciate

Ah frank! No umbrage here! I forget I need to keep putting smiley faces next to things so people I am not being a grump when replying. :D :D :D :D And Irene. Thank goodness for you! :clap: Crazy i may be but I still have hope. Probably due to the fact that every single new venture I have ever embark...
by Isleños
Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:35 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciated
Replies: 45
Views: 16521

Re: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciate

Thank you for all your replies. All info duly noted. So I guess all those English people living in Spain are either retired, teaching english, running their own businesses or on the wrong side of the law? Maybe alpujarras is too much of a long shot. :( so beautiful there! We are in uk and Spain for ...
by Isleños
Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciated
Replies: 45
Views: 16521

Re: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciate

Hmm. Recession everywhere it seems. My family in the uk say even the polish builders are heading home due to lack of jobs. Situation seems almost as grim there! Just with ridiculous property prices on top! So what is thriving in Spain? Just picking brains here.... Tourism? Or is that that industry s...
by Isleños
Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciated
Replies: 45
Views: 16521

Re: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciate

Thank you for your honesty :) Although am feeling somewhat downhearted right now :( Not giving up on Spain just yet though. We are good honest hardworking people. I believe where there is a will there is always a way. Both of us have been working since age 18, in uk and abroad and have never not had...
by Isleños
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:10 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciated
Replies: 45
Views: 16521

Re: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciate

Thanks For your replies, keep them coming! Right now we are doing as much research as possible online to get a better idea of what and where is possible and what is naive! So all your advice helps narrow the quest! I know we won't know until we actually get over there, we are doing some research on ...
by Isleños
Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciated
Replies: 45
Views: 16521

Re: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciate

We lived in Ibiza for 4 years in the 90's so kind of familiar with how Ibicencan, it's Spanish Jim, but not as we know it! We moved from Ibiza to Mexico and there was a whole load of totally different words, meanings, sayings, accents. Coger un taxi, has a totally different and far ruder meaning here!
by Isleños
Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Situations vacant
Replies: 6
Views: 1821

Situations vacant

Hi
Can anyone recommend a website where you can view situations vacant in andalucia?
Spanish or English site is fine.

Any help appreciated.

Thanking you all in advance
by Isleños
Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciated
Replies: 45
Views: 16521

From Mexican island to alpujarras, any advice appreciated

Hi We are a british family (with 2 kids aged 8 and 3) currently living on a tiny island in Mexico, we have been living here full time for 12 years, but need to be closer to home now we have nieces and nephews and parents who aren't getting any younger. We have been researching Spain as we all speak ...
by Isleños
Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: Parents in Andalucia
Topic: Moving to alpujarras region, looking for schools, advice?
Replies: 0
Views: 3405

Moving to alpujarras region, looking for schools, advice?

Hi We are a british family (with 2 kids aged 8 and 3) currently living on a tiny island in Mexico, we have been living here full time for 12 years, but need to be closer to home now we have nieces and nephews and parents who aren't getting any younger. We have been researching Spain as we all speak ...