By Cathy Elelman • 29 March 2019 • 18:46
RECOMMENDED: The travel supplement suggests taking a quiet stroll through the steep, winding streets of Mojacar village.
CREDIT: EWN Website
READERS of the El Pais newspaper have ranked Mojacar as one of the 10 prettiest villages in Andalucia.
Mojacar came in at number six in Andalucia and 27th nationally in the online vote on a choice of 250 localities of less than 10,000 inhabitants across the country.
“There are two different Mojacars”, it says in the newspaper’s El Viajero travel supplement.
“The village, craggy, white and Arab, a tiered and irregular labyrinth, high in the foothills of the Sierra Cabrera, fronting the Mediterranean coast, where the other Mojacar of sand, sea and beach bars has fun.”
El Pais recommends taking a quiet stroll through the village streets and enjoying a refreshing beer up at the castle viewing point as the sun goes down.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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