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Day: October 22, 2018

Torrevieja Swimming Pool Opens for Winter and Allows Dogs to Swim Outside

Torrevieja has opened its doors for the winter, including an opportunity for dogs to swim! The municipal swimming pool in Torrevieja has reopened its doors, according to the councillor for sports, Víctor Ferrández, announcing that, “The new bathing season was opened last Friday and they will maintain the same prices and schedules as last year.” The indoor pool will be open from Tuesday to Friday from 15:15 to 21:30, uninterrupted, and on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:15 to 14:00, while on Mondays, which is the day that is dedicated to maintenance, the pool will remain open in the afternoon...

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World Championship Silver Medal for Spain in This Sport Played on Ice

This weekend, Spain achieved an amazing and historic feat by taking the silver medal in the Curling World Championships – a sport played on ice! The mixed team made up of Sergio Vez, Oihane Otaegi, Mikel Unanue and Leire Otaegi, fought off competitors such as Russia, Poland, Germany, Sweden and the Czech Republic only to be beaten 6 – 2 at the last hurdle by the hosts – Canada, who took gold. This is the highest position that a mixed Spanish team has ever achieved in in this sport, with the members commenting that they didn’t even think they...

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Orihuela Police Save Drowning Man

Not all heroes wear capes, but some need to buy clean and dry underwear after saving a drowning man from the sea in Orihuela #heroes On Sunday afternoon, Orihuela Local Police received a notification of a person apparently having difficulty whilst in the sea at Campoamor. The current was strong and the waves fierce on Sunday, was with a strong swell and marine currents, when, at around 16:50, the call was logged. Officers rushed to the scene and could see a male gesticulating with his arms as if asking for help near to the buoys, and could then be...

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Sustainable Tourism Focus

The IFA exhibition hall will gather groups from around the globe to a conference on sustainable tourism on Tuesday “Destinos Turísticos Sostenibles” is the name of the conference taking place at the IFA exhibition hall on Tuesday, 23 October. Situated close to Alicante-Elche Airport, the IFA is an ideal location for events that tackle global issues, even if flying is seen as one of the burdens tourism places on the planet’s resources and future. The conference brings together prestigious experts who will present different strategies based on environmental, social and economic excellence, and share values ​​to foster hospitality. The...

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Medieval Market in Elche This Weekend

The medieval market in Elche starts this Thursday evening. Every year, the City of Elche is converted into a huge stage, taking its visitors back to the medieval period, thereby helping them understand the various origins of this city that is more than two thousand years old. Yes, it’s time for the Medieval Festival of Elche, which this year is in its XXIII edition. The street market and the free-roaming re-enactments, street exhibitions and fire displays besiege the city in this festive period, when visitors can see a wide range of cultural displays such as concerts, shows theatre, recitals,...

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