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GENTLE WALK: U3A Marina Baixa’s Monday strollers in Calpe Photo credit: U3A Marina Baixa

U3A MARINA BAIX’s new Computer and Smart Phone group met recently for the first time at Alfaz’s Casa de Cultura.

There were some minor problems with internet connections but, on the whole, a very successful first meeting although. Owing to the October 12 fiesta, the group cannot meet next Tuesday but all will be back to normal the following week.

The Monday Strollers met in early October at the northern end of Calpe for a gentle stroll along the cliff-top path, enjoying outstanding views across the Mediterranean.

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The next Monday stroll takes on November 15, leaving the car park at La Nucia cemetery at 2 pm for a stroll to the top of the Monte del Calvario for stunning views across the Marina Baja after a reasonable climb.

A trip to Nueva Condomina Shopping Centre and IKEA in Valencia is planned for Friday November 5, for which a few seats are still available at €18 euros per person.

New regulations affecting coach travel require members to provide evidence of their Covid-19 vaccination or alternatively an antigen test taken within the 48 hours before departure. Masks must be worn throughout the journey.


Further information is available on the association’s www.u3amarinabaixa.com website and their Facebook page. Non-members are always welcome to attend a meeting.

Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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