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by gus
Sat Feb 04, 2006 12:19 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: why is the airport bar so expensive ???
Replies: 14
Views: 3910

Another option is the bar just across from the airport (by the railway station).
A nice easy stroll after you have checked in - especially if your flight is to be delayed!

Gus
by gus
Mon Jan 30, 2006 9:50 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: New kitchen, where, recommendations
Replies: 8
Views: 3473

We used Moreno Rivera in Fuengirola and, despite not speaking a word of Spanish :-( , managed to get total understanding with the "old guy" in the shop. He produced drawings , specs. etc. - ordered up the kitchen/appliances - and then waited 6 months till the builder completed!! Fitting was then on ...
by gus
Sat Jan 14, 2006 8:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Directions from Malaga Airport 2 Mijas Costa
Replies: 9
Views: 4795

Janey, If you try this link http://callejero.paginasamarillas.es/flash/mapa.asp?ciudad=FUENGIRO&x=5593&y=1680&l1=29640,%20FUENGIROLA&l2=Calle%20calle%20covadonga,%201&t_act=&radio=0&Ops=Vacio You will find a street map of Fuengirola. You can zoom in and out and if you keep scanning to the left of th...
by gus
Wed Jan 11, 2006 6:42 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Ikea Malaga
Replies: 27
Views: 11674

The one in Milton Keynes opened on 27th December..................
cars are still in the queue to get into the car park :-)

Gus
by gus
Fri Oct 28, 2005 9:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Trip to Barcelona
Replies: 13
Views: 8755

For hotels, you could do worse than check out the www dot bancotel dot com site. It prices hotels, when available, in 50 euro slots. I have used this now several times in Spain and always had 4* hotels at 50 euros per room per night. You can normally book at local travel agents using this system and...
by gus
Fri Sep 30, 2005 8:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sipps
Replies: 17
Views: 10166

The idea of putting residential. or even buy-to let property, into a SIPP sounds superficially beneficial. However, it needs to be approached very carefully indeed. One of the major stumbling blocks to putting Spanish property into a SIPP is the fact that the property is "owned" by the Trustees of t...
by gus
Thu Sep 29, 2005 11:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Gibraltar
Replies: 7
Views: 7483

I would agree with Brenda - visited once and that was more than enough! The caves and the view are worth a visit but as for the rest.......we found it dirty and tatty and very poor for eating out, both in quality and price. If you do drive there you most definitely DO NOT want to drive into Gib. Par...
by gus
Thu Sep 29, 2005 10:05 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Malaga Shopping
Replies: 8
Views: 5326

El Corte Ingles is, actually, right next to Los Boliches Train Station!

But, I have to agree, it is like a "corner shop" compared to either Malaga or Puerto Banus!

Gus
by gus
Tue Sep 27, 2005 10:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: The Alhambra, Granada
Replies: 9
Views: 6286

Pop to the Mezquita in Cordoba instead.........mind you, you've probably done that too :-)

Gus
by gus
Mon Sep 12, 2005 9:55 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Under the influence
Replies: 9
Views: 7573

They were probably celebrating the Ashes win...............it is a bit unusual for England to actually win at something :-)