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AN INTERVIEW WITH FONTANARIA ROMAN

Has vivido en Competa toda tu vida? Si, nací en Cómpeta hace 50 años y en este pueblo he vivido desde entonces. Have you lived in Competa all your life? Yes, 50 years ago I was born in Cómpeta and I have lived here ever since. ¿Qué te gusta de Cómpeta? Cómpeta es un lugar maravilloso donde vivir, tiene un encanto especial que lo hace diferente, casi único. Hay algo que ocurre a menudo y me da la razón y es el hecho de que la mayoría de personas que viene a visitarnos buscan aquí sitio y forma de vivir, incluso muchos se quedan para siempre. What do you love about Competa? Cómpeta is a wonderful place to live; it has a special charm that makes it different, almost unique. I have good reason to think this as what often occurs in this village is that many people who come here to visit, look for a place to live and new way of life and some even stay forever. ¿Qué cambios ha habido desde que abrió por primera vez? Empezamos hace casi 25 años como instaladores de fontanería y mantenimiento. La mayoría de trabajos eran reparaciones en casas unifamiliares. Ahora nuestra oferta es mucho más completa, realizamos instalaciones de todo tipo: agua, gas, piscinas, climatización, energía solar, instalaciones de sondeos, realizamos instalaciones de redes para ayuntamientos, comunidades de regantes, comunidades de propietarios, etc. Abarcamos una oferta amplia, pero seguimos atendiendo religiosamente a nuestros clientes con los pequeños problemas del día a día, como hacíamos cuando empezamos, cobrando siempre sólo lo justo. Esta política de trabajo nos ha permitido superar todos estos años de crisis con solvencia

WHERE AN EARTH?

In our constant quest at the Garden Centre for pest control without harmful chemicals we have, at last, managed to get hold of diatomaceous earth, or DE as it is commonly known. What on earth is that, you might ask! Diatomaceous Earth is a creamy-white talc-like powder, a soft, crumbly, porous sedimentary deposit that is actually the fossilised remains of marine phytoplankton, algae-like plants called diatom. Their skeletons are made of a natural substance called silica. Over a long period

SUNSET PROPERTIES

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AN INTERVIEW WITH FELIPE ARREBOLA LOPEZ

Has vivido en Competa toda su vida? Si, nací en Cómpeta es un pueblo blanco enclavado en la sierra de la Axarquia en la cornisa de el sol donde he pasado mi infancia, mi juventud, aquí he pasado todos los años de mi vida. Cómpeta el pueblo que me ha visto crecer, donde he formado mi familia, donde monte mi propia empresa de carpintería metálica, y gracia a todos mis clientes la mayoría extranjeros me llevo a montar la segunda que es la Inmobiliaria. Have you lived in Competa all

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