From The Editors Desk
28th April 2016
Welcome to this weeks edition of Fuertenews.
Big celebrations on Sunday 1st May, it is a public holiday - "day of the worker" Tourist towns will hold local celebrations of dancing and traditional food markets.
May 2nd is also a public holiday here. Banks and post offices will be closed.
Sadly the "route de Tapas" in La Oliva has been cancelled this year due to lack of participating restaurants.
It seems the restaurants are feeling that it takes folk away from their normal full menu choices.
Enjoy the week ahead.
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