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by Pamela1
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Best currency transfer companies for buying property
Replies: 16
Views: 385

Re: Best currency transfer companies for buying property

We used smartcurrencyexchange.com when we bought our property 6 yrs ago. They were very reliable and helpful, they explained everything very clearly.
by Pamela1
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Trip to Seville.
Replies: 21
Views: 1765

Re: Trip to Seville.

Really pleased you enjoyed the trip Maureen, sounds like you you had a busy time. Seville has so much to offer.. :wave:
by Pamela1
Mon May 27, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: theta healing - help/advice badly needed!
Replies: 6
Views: 198

Re: theta healing - help/advice badly needed!

I would think that anyone going on a course to like themselves more has underlying issues, or is this a joke? Sounds like depression...low self esteem etc...however it sounds like whatever this treatment is has put him on a high and his behaviour sounds similar to a manic depressive, they talk fast...
by Pamela1
Wed May 22, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Torrox
Replies: 60
Views: 6584

Re: Torrox

Good to hear you liked the pueblo, would be my first choice all the way. :thumbup:
by Pamela1
Tue May 14, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Thoughts on Iznajar?
Replies: 5
Views: 801

Re: Thoughts on Iznajar?

I've been to the area during May and it was pretty quiet, it is a lovely area.
by Pamela1
Thu May 09, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Terrace/Balcony Rails (Barandillas)
Replies: 3
Views: 376

Re: Terrace/Balcony Rails (Barandillas)

Agree with Enrique, we needed rails all around the pool as well as 2 new entrance gates and a field gate.The local metal merchants came out and measured up, we chose a simple design, one without too much intricate pattern ( would drive me mad having to paint some of them you see) .We were really hap...
by Pamela1
Wed May 08, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Looking for a holiday home around Competa, Sedella and Salares
Replies: 68
Views: 2384

Re: Looking for a holiday home around Competa, Sedella and Salares

In that case she really wouldn't be happy driving that road at all, no worries as there are some other really nice places and much warmer in winter. :thumbup:
by Pamela1
Wed May 08, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Looking for a holiday home around Competa, Sedella and Salares
Replies: 68
Views: 2384

Re: Looking for a holiday home around Competa, Sedella and Salares

I was a passenger going up to Competa, that was bad enough but the coming back down was scary, i remember thinking that i wouldn't want to travel the road to work each day, not my idea of fun..
by Pamela1
Tue May 07, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Looking for a holiday home around Competa, Sedella and Salares
Replies: 68
Views: 2384

Re: Looking for a holiday home around Competa, Sedella and Salares

So what has the M25 got to do with the posters question? It was a joke about the torrox competa road seeming to be the longest 11kms ever. Do you not have a sense of humour?????????? Oh dear, a 1,000 question marks! so how many versions of a sense of humour do you wish me to answer...or is this ano...
by Pamela1
Mon May 06, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Looking for a holiday home around Competa, Sedella and Salares
Replies: 68
Views: 2384

Re: Looking for a holiday home around Competa, Sedella and Salares

So what has the M25 got to do with the posters question?
by Pamela1
Mon May 06, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Looking for a holiday home around Competa, Sedella and Salares
Replies: 68
Views: 2384

Re: Looking for a holiday home around Competa, Sedella and Salares

In all honesty what one area/village or town is good for one person may not be good for another..I think your best bet is that when you do go over is to have a good look around..there are lots of places to see within an hour or so of the airport...all lovely in their own way..I personally love the d...
by Pamela1
Sun May 05, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Looking for a holiday home around Competa, Sedella and Salares
Replies: 68
Views: 2384

Re: Looking for a holiday home around Competa, Sedella and Salares

Agree, it is a very twisty and winding road with nil chance of over taking..Competa is a nice place but it is over run with expats and if that is important to you then i guess if you don't mind the road up and down then it may suit you.
by Pamela1
Thu May 02, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Torrox
Replies: 60
Views: 6584

Re: Torrox

Good observation Maureen, i didn't notice which category it was in because i generally just click on quick links to active topics.
by Pamela1
Wed May 01, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: On Off Internet
Replies: 12
Views: 421

Re: On Off Internet

Hi costakid, we looked into internet a few weeks ago while away over easter, our place is in the campo so our findings may not suit you as you are in a more civilised place then us... :mrgreen: Eurona offered us internet via satellite, their answer to rural properties, as yet we have not taken it up...
by Pamela1
Wed May 01, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Torrox
Replies: 60
Views: 6584

Re: Torrox

Al, i think its exciting that you wish to start out on a new adventure, i admire your drive to start over somewhere new...I'm sure you will like Torrox and the surrounding area, not far from anywhere and an easy bus ride to many different places should you wish a change of scenery. I'm sure you will...
by Pamela1
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: BEING MADE RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANTER
Replies: 17
Views: 1114

Re: BEING MADE RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANTER

Who has been paying for the upkeep and insurance for the planters? I am assuming it came out of the community charges, i have no experience of community living so I'm just guessing..anyway if the cost of the upkeep of the planters has been coming out of the community charges then the residents shoul...
by Pamela1
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: New here
Replies: 9
Views: 669

Re: New here

Maddynamite, Im quite confused! Did you actually go and see the place which you said you have bought? From your post it seems that you are judging from photos from the previous owner as to what you think needs doing...
by Pamela1
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: amazon
Replies: 27
Views: 1785

Re: amazon

Same here, house near the nearest village and we have never had post, no service at all including basura, yet we are charged for the rubbish collection...The way we get around it is by having our post sent to a family members address but yes a third world country is the right description.
by Pamela1
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Malaga car hire.
Replies: 170
Views: 81344

Re: Malaga car hire.

Just completed a successful car hire with OK rent a car from Granada airport, no problems whatsoever..Booked a compact car and we got a Peugeot 2008 with 10 kms on the clock, best we have had in 6 yrs of hiring cars.
by Pamela1
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: amazon
Replies: 27
Views: 1785

Re: amazon

Finally received a message from the company where i bought the paint, they said they have tried contacting DHL several times to find out where my package is but they have not had any reply.They are now issuing a refund..So much for DHL.being reliable..

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