This website contains information about my 'holiday home' near Mazarron,
Murcia Region, Spain.
The image below was taken during a lengthy and very enjoyable walk during
looking from the end of the Playa del Rihuete back towards Puerto de
For an alternative weather forecast for Mazarron,
click on 'Weather' on the links page.
News - latest page
updates (NB/ there are sundry posts in my
to record topics of general interest about Spain and MCC together with occasional
humour) 15FEB18 - To see full details of changes
in national and local "Water Reserves" from July 2014 to 12 February 2018
across Spain and in the Murcia Region ('Segura Basin'), please visit
my 'Links' page, click on 'Water' in the top menu bar, or scroll down the
page to the section called "Water Reserves" - or go straight to the
"Water Reserves" section by clicking
here. 10JAN18 - Toll rates effective 1JAN18
for all Spanish toll motorways supported by the State have toll-fees have
been increased by almost 2% from the rates for 2017, after two years of small
decreases in the previous years (0.4% in 2017, 0.6% in 2016), in accordance
with a formula agreed in 2002; toll rates are usually revised at the beginning
of each calendar year. The full tariff details for 2018 have now been published,
showing small increases across the board, depending upon the distances for
specific sectors. Please visit my 'Location' page and various of the pages
linked to from there, or you can go straight to the main 'Location' page
here. 31DEC17 - I have updated the section
in my 'Links' page for Public Holidays for 2018 to include details of national,
regional and local holidays in the following parts of southern Spain -
Murcia Region, the Valencian Community ('Communitat
Valenciana') and throughout Andalucia. Still available are Public
Holidays for the remainder of 2017 for those three areas. Please visit my
'Links' page and the 'Public Holidays' section there to find this information,
or you can go straight to the relevant section by clicking
NB/ The consolidated lists of equivalent Public Holidays for 2018
and 2017 for the whole of Spain are also linked to in the 'Public Holidays'
section in the 'Links' page. To find details of local holdays in regions
of Spain other than Murcia Region, the Valencian Community and Andalucia,
you will need to visit their respective websites or obtain information
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which I hope you find of interest.
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