Spain’s maritime rescue service takes to social media to lift spirits

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SPAIN’S maritime rescue service has shared a video on social media to cheer up the majority of the country stuck indoors as COVID19 grips the nation.

Advising everybody to “stay home”, the Salvamento Maritimo clip on Facebook is captioned: “We open a window to the sea so you can enjoy the show, watching our Salvamar Fomalhaut sail.”

The footage has been met with appreciation, with comments like: “Thank you very much for sharing this video, for those of us who are #StayHome. At least those of us who are far from the sea can enjoy it psychologically. By the way, is the water cold?”

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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