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Baelo Claudia dig comes to an end


(Agencies) Archaeological activity at the Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia, in Bolonia (Tarifa), have come to a fruitful end. Students from the Universities of Alicante and Cádiz have been cleaning up some of the older digs carried out by Pierre Paris and George Bonsor between 1917 and 1921. As a result, the burial sites discovered back then have now been exposed and a more conclusive plan of the site developed.> Read the rest of this entry »


Fancy a swim, then?

Estrecho de Gibraltar

A 75 year old German recently beat the record as the oldest person to swim across the Straits of Gibraltar, and another has crossed it for the eighth time, according to Asociación de Cruce a Nado del Estrecho de Gibraltar (ACNEG).> Read the rest of this entry »

Cazalla bird observatory inoperative for lack of finance

Observatorio_Casalla(Agencies) The ‘new’ bird observatory at Monte Cazalla (photo: EuropaSur) will not be opened for at least a year, according to Tarifa Councillor Paola Moreno. Announced a year ago as ‘one of the best places in Europe to watch the migration of birds’,> Read the rest of this entry »

Ceuta wants electricity connection

ceuta-01 (Agencies) The Autonomous City of Ceuta his requesting to be connected to the underwater cable that join Tarifa and Morocco in order to increase power available there.> Read the rest of this entry »

Another fire at El Cuartón in less than a month

fuego_cuartón (Agencies) Another fire broke out shortly after 7pm yesterday at the Northern part of the El Cuartón urbanization, just over the hill past Algeciras, though in the municipality of Tarifa. Fire fighting units had to protect several luxury homes, although> Read the rest of this entry »

Local Police confiscate kite surfing equipment

Tarifa kitesurfing (Agencies) Local Police have recently confiscated a number of large surf boards and kites, mainly at Los Lances beach in Tarifa, from people using them in areas where these are forbidden.> Read the rest of this entry »

Tarifa says no to bird fair

PICT6240 (Agencies) Budget restraints have put an end to what would have been the second edition of the town’s bird fair in September, as well to its annual livestock fair. Some €300,000 would be needed for the event, but> Read the rest of this entry »