By Cathy Elelman • 09 March 2020 • 11:07
GARRUCHA resident Carlos Garcia has become the first ever Spaniard to walk alone across Lake Baikal in Siberia.
The 672-kilometre arduous trek took him 14 days and seven hours, during which he suffered the beginnings of frostbite in nine fingers, Spanish press reported.
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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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