We would like to thank the TOURISM COUNCILLOR for enabling Jose Manuel Blasco to join our magazine’s monthly column. Many of you will surely have met Jose at the Tourist Information Counter in Santa Pola. He always exudes enthusiasm for all that is happening in our area.

Hello everybody in Gran Alacant, Santa Pola & Costa Blanca

To start let’s be sportive because this month the popular Abel Anton Race takes place in Gran Alacant on Sunday the 2nd, to register please visit the website www.championchip.com

Weather in October is still very enjoyable so go out and enjoy the fiestas in the Costa Blanca. This month there’re more parades of Moors and Christians, in Benidorm on the 29th to 2nd, in Crevillent on the 1st to 4th, in Rafal, Planes, Callosa d’en Sarria on the 8th and 9th, in Campello on the 12th and in Calpe on the 14th to 16th. There are also local fiestas in Jalon, Polop or pilgrimages like the well-known one in Benejuzar “el Pilar” which takes place on the 12th . In Cocentaina from 29th October to the 1st of November the oldest street fair in Valencia Region will take place.