A Zoo with a Difference

The Castellar Zoo, located just outside of the village of Castellar de la Frontera, approximately ten minutes inland from Sotogrande, is not your average zoo. It opened in 1998 as a private animal sanctuary, rescuing animals that had been seized by customs or by the police whilst being illegally smuggled over the border into Spain. In fact, it is no coincidence that the zoo is located so close to the border between Europe and Africa, and some of the creatures that arrive at the centre have had the most horrific start to life. These animals have been ill treated, malnourished and often forced into tiny boxes or cages for long periods of time, regardless of the temperature, with little or no food or water. Continue reading

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Estepona is home to Spain’s largest Mural

So if you fancy seeing some interesting street art and Spain’s largest mural, why not visit the up and coming town of Estepona and discover its many other charms in the process? Continue reading

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Spain’s economic recovery will boost property market

Spain’s economic recovery is expected to fuel the country’s property market as investors and buyers flock to the country. Continue reading

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