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Jun 22nd 2020, 6:35 pm
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Views: 391,148
Posted By irismary

Re: La Consolacion

Signs of life in the resto world. We went to La Consolacion in Cartaya, for their wonderful tapas, and, apart from the masks on the faces of the staff, nothing had changed. There may have been a...
Sep 30th 2019, 7:33 pm
Replies: 1,598
Views: 391,148
Posted By irismary

Re: Restaurants

Trip Advisor is no help at all with regard to Restaurants. Did you hear about the bar in France, which does not serve food , which was rated on trip advisor as the 138 ( or whatever) place for food...
Jan 31st 2019, 9:42 am
Replies: 48
Views: 12,136
Posted By irismary

Re: IDP post hard Brexit?

Conversely, does anyone know whether with a Spanish Licence we will be able to drive in UK after Brexit. I assume it is possible to acquire an IDP in Spain, but have no idea how.
Jan 3rd 2019, 8:23 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,031
Posted By irismary

Motorway Tolls

The card reader at the Guadiana border crossing has been broken for at least two months; whatever you do it replies 'error reading card'.
And its not just me, today there was a small traffic jam...
Forum: Spain
Oct 25th 2018, 10:14 am
Replies: 4
Views: 3,322
Posted By irismary

Re: IPTV AND TRANSPONDER TV

It is still free unless you want the recording facility, or to watch multi channels or HD instead of lower quality picture.
Forum: Spain
May 18th 2018, 1:20 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 2,851
Posted By irismary

Re: Books

El corazon de la tierra/The Heart Of The Earthby Juan Cobos Wilkins (Author)
Book and film about the mines at Rio Tinto and what happened when there was a strike. Based on fact
, and may be...
Forum: Spain
Dec 18th 2017, 10:58 am
Replies: 12
Views: 5,148
Posted By irismary

Re: Plus Size Clothes Or Bigger Sizes in Spain

C&A do larger sizes (and you can shop online with them too). Huelva or Forum Algarve in Faro in my neck of the woods on the border. Don´t know your location.
M&S Spain have all the usual UK sizes.
Forum: Spain
Nov 29th 2017, 2:05 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,857
Posted By irismary

Re: Confused about tax status and residence

We had the same sort of letter from one of our banks in UK asking for verification of identity and address. This for an account we have had for over 40 years, and an address here in Spain for the...
Oct 31st 2017, 7:28 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By irismary

Re: House insurance

Won't give exact sum, but very large house, 300m2, around 500 euros. Much more than other companies, but we couldn't go with others as too many exclusions because of age. Also, we have had to claim...
Oct 31st 2017, 3:54 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By irismary

Re: House insurance

Don´t know how old your property is, but beware if older than around 100 years. Most companies won´t touch it, or will only insure with some strict provisos and restrictions. We are with Santander,...
Oct 31st 2017, 3:51 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By irismary

Re: Book swop CE

If you are in the vicinity, we have a very large book swap in Sanlucar de Guadiana. 5 large bookcases and one of non-ficton.We are in El Correo Viejo, next door to the bar on the quay. If in doubt,...
Forum: Spain
Nov 22nd 2016, 2:31 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By irismary

Re: UK house insurance - unoccupied for up to 5 months in a year

Yes, we had to pay council tax etc. We did this by direct debit monthly. Our tenant now pays these bills, but as soon as the let finishes I have to inform the relevant offices, and the direct debits...
Forum: Spain
Nov 22nd 2016, 2:11 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By irismary

Re: UK house insurance - unoccupied for up to 5 months in a year

We bought a house in UK earlier this year, intending to use it only during the hot summer months. No problem insuring it as a second home, unoccupied for up to 365 days a year (Although you can set...
Oct 21st 2016, 3:20 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 788
Posted By irismary

Alcoutim International Music Festival

The festival starts tonight, at 8 pm (Portuguese time), in a marquee on the waterfront, and continues on Saturday evening, and on Sunday, at midday,if there is anyone still standing!
It is...
Jul 15th 2016, 10:29 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,590
Posted By irismary

Re: Your top 5 eating establishments

This is an interesting thread. I would like to try some of the suggestions if there was a an address atttached, especially those from Jontxu.
Jul 11th 2016, 12:01 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,590
Posted By irismary

Re: Your top 5 eating establishments

For tapas, La Consolacion in Cartaya (on the main road between Aldi and Carrefour). For seafood, Casa Luciana, in Ayamonte (opposite Eroski), and Casa Rufino, Isla Cristina (Calle de la Playa, on the...
Nov 8th 2015, 8:14 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,478
Posted By irismary

Re: Zip Line from Spain to Portugal

Remember that it is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, and will close for the winter around the end of November. They have a webpage called Limitezero, where you can book the trip, which should say when...
May 22nd 2015, 8:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,991
Posted By irismary

Re: Vegan food in Ayamonte area ?

I would give a word of warning: even dishes that appear to be veggie-friendly may not be.
I don't like broad beans all that much, but I will happily order a tapas of 'habas' in my local bar. When ...
Dec 28th 2014, 10:06 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By irismary

Re: Place to eat near Faro Airport ?

With visitors we always use the Adega Nova. Nice menu, very Portuguese atmosphere, good service, reasonable prices, especially the daily specials, and they have a free parking garage with CCTV to...
Nov 9th 2014, 7:21 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 6,633
Posted By irismary

Re: Boules / Petanque on CE - just started

We have game every Saturday, here in Sanlúcar de Guadiana, and I´m sure there are players in Villablanca, too. Perhaps we could get together?
Jul 4th 2014, 1:41 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,444
Posted By irismary

Re: English Butcher

Please, please please stock Pork Pies.....my husband is suffering withdrawal symptoms!
Apr 29th 2014, 8:13 pm
Replies: 1,598
Views: 391,148
Posted By irismary

Re: Restaurants

I owe an apology to Jonbxl.
We went to Restaurante Wok on Ave. Molino de la Vega; the name was right, the food was as described, and I now understand the directions!
Both the steaks and the...
Apr 18th 2014, 8:52 pm
Replies: 1,598
Views: 391,148
Posted By irismary

Re: Restaurants

Oh dear! I´m still confused. Situation normal.
Apr 18th 2014, 8:49 pm
Replies: 1,598
Views: 391,148
Posted By irismary

Re: Restaurants

Thanks, Guesswork.
Is it too much to ask that when people give a heads-up to a good restaurant, they get the name right, and give some sort of address.
Apr 18th 2014, 12:51 pm
Replies: 1,598
Views: 391,148
Posted By irismary

Re: Restaurants

Jon, I can´t follow the directions you give to the Restaurante Wok. Where were you when you started "take the M-way direction Seville"?
There are four restaurants in Huelva with `Wok´in their names,...
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