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Bluedog

Expat help

Not sure if I am allowed to advertise this but I help run a website for people living in Spain, although we have a few members from Portugal and France too, and I thought I would share it with you guys, they are a friendly bunch, and it can get a little rowdy at times but the help given there is pretty good and Most are living in Spain so it may help those living there already.

Hope its OK to post it.....
http://www.spain-forum.com/forums/index.php
Penny Outskirts

Are you moving to Spain Bluedog? (Apologies if I've missed this somewhere Embarassed )
Blue Sky

Looks harmless enough to me. Smile Bit of a TotalFrance, but for Spain type thing. TotalFrance has been helpful to us on occasion so I'm sure your site will be helpfull to expats living in Spain.
Bluedog

I lived in Spain for years and we were toying with the idea, we wanted to set up an ecco tented holiday thing with Bedouin tents as homes, but the work I had lined up to help us survive out there while we built the principle business up went bust, the company closed down completely (it was a mates company as well and he lost everything, home, everything!) so we got cold feet!


One day.
Bluedog

.......... so if anyone wants a Bedouin or Persian Black tent to stay in just let me know!
Penny Outskirts

That's sad Sad

What does a Bedouin or a Persian Tent look like Confused
Bluedog

http://www.ngsprints.co.uk/images/M/646159.jpg


Black Tents

http://www.moorishcaravan.com/catalog/images/newsflash/tent01.jpg


Bedouin tents



I have two of the black ones and three bedouin ones, all in storage, made of silk in India by a friends mum who owns a textiles company out there.
mihto

Bluedog wrote:
http://www.ngsprints.co.uk/images/M/646159.jpg


Black Tents

http://www.moorishcaravan.com/catalog/images/newsflash/tent01.jpg


Bedouin tents



I have two of the black ones and three bedouin ones, all in storage, made of silk in India by a friends mum who owns a textiles company out there.



well.......ehm........sorry.........does not quite agree with my climate Crying or Very sad Confused Shocked
Bluedog

I bet these do though, I have had one for 5 years now and its the best tent I have EVER bought!

http://friluftsshop.dk/group.asp?group=102
mihto

Bluedog wrote:
I bet these do though, I have had one for 5 years now and its the best tent I have EVER bought!

http://friluftsshop.dk/group.asp?group=102


That's more like it! The tent even speaks my language Very Happy
Penny Outskirts

They are very pretty though Very Happy
Bluedog

mihto wrote:
Bluedog wrote:
I bet these do though, I have had one for 5 years now and its the best tent I have EVER bought!

http://friluftsshop.dk/group.asp?group=102


That's more like it! The tent even speaks my language Very Happy



I have one of the stoves as well, and man is it toastie! It gets so hot sometimes we turn it into a sauna!
Bluedog

Penny wrote:
They are very pretty though Very Happy


Maybe one day, if we can sort out finance so that we have a buffer zone then it will be the first thing we do!
Went

Sorry it didn't work out for you Bluedog....as you say, one day eh?

Where in Spain were you - we are in Asturias and things good for us at the moment.
Bluedog

Ian33568 wrote:
Sorry it didn't work out for you Bluedog....as you say, one day eh?

Where in Spain were you - we are in Asturias and things good for us at the moment.


Then the site would be cool for you eh?


I wanted to go inland in Andalucia, somewhere near the last of the Moors stronghold in and around Granada, that way we were going to do Moorish tours and Moorish themed stays.....
Penny Outskirts

Bluedog wrote:
Ian33568 wrote:
Sorry it didn't work out for you Bluedog....as you say, one day eh?

Where in Spain were you - we are in Asturias and things good for us at the moment.


Then the site would be cool for you eh?


I wanted to go inland in Andalucia, somewhere near the last of the Moors stronghold in and around Granada, that way we were going to do Moorish tours and Moorish themed stays.....


I'll point my sister to the site too - she lives in Almeria (the province, not the town) I love that area of Spain.
Bluedog

Well done Penny, I have little to do with it now I am not going, but I know the guy who runs it and its a real labour of love and a passion for him, and I like to help nice people.
Bulgarianlily

On the subject of expat helpful sites, www.mybulgaria.info is the top one for Bulgaria.
suomi

Love the Lavvu tents Smile perfect for our climate..want one..want one.. Smile
has anyone here used one?
Went

Yurts are popular in this part of the world....good weather resistance as well.....
Bluedog

suomi wrote:
Love the Lavvu tents Smile perfect for our climate..want one..want one.. Smile
has anyone here used one?


I have one, the one in the link.


Brilliant, and I have the stove for it as well.
Bluedog

Ian33568 wrote:
Yurts are popular in this part of the world....good weather resistance as well.....


Have you seen the yurt hotel thats in the Grazalema's near Ronda?
I remember when they set up, just a couple of yurts.....
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