Benidorm Local Customs

  • Well would you ever!!
    Well would you ever!!
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    Churros
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    TV Marina Baixa
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    TV Marina Baixa

    by benidormone Written Jun 4, 2004

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    TV Marina Baixa

    Benidorm has its own local television staion. TV Marina Baixa broadcasting on channel 33. Its with local information, infomercials and on hours that there is na broadcast you can watch Euronews or Fashion tv on this channel.

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    Get rich

    by benidormone Updated Jun 4, 2004

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    ONCE

    In Spain you can by the tickets from ONCE everyday. They cost 1.50 € and on special occasions 2.50€. You can win big prizes with them. You might get rich and never have to work again. The profits are used for helping disabled peoplec*

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    Useful words and phrases.............

    by helsbels Written Sep 21, 2004

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    My spanish isn't great but here are some common words and phrases which are fairly easy and i found useful.....

    Hola (pronounced 'ola') - Hello
    Adios ('adios') - Goodbye
    Gracias ('grathias') - Thankyou
    Por Favor ('pour Fav or') - Please
    Si ('Si') - Yes
    No ('no') - No

    If approached by beggers, 'lookie lookie' men (selling jewelery etc) or rose sellers etc these were my common responses which seemed to do the trick...

    No dinero ('no den ear ro') - no money
    No tengo dinero ('no ten-go den-ear-ro) - have no money
    No quero ('no key-air-ro') - don't want!
    No Gracias ('no grathias') - no thanks

    If you get lost.............

    Donde estas...name of hotel/bar etc ('don-day estas...') - where is.....?
    No ablo espanol ('no ablo es-pan-yol') - Don't speak spanish
    Ablo inglais? ('ablo in-glais-e') - Speak english?

    I apologise for any bad grammar and spelling but you get the idea!

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    Sand Sculptures

    by nigelw6443 Written Jan 6, 2005

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    Sand Nativity

    Every Christmas in Benidorm the artists come out to the beach and make sand sculptures of the Christmas Nativity. As we arrived after Christmas we missed the main event that usually fills the whole beach but we did get to see one.

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    Christmas Nativity

    by nigelw6443 Written Jan 6, 2005

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    The Nativity

    I remeber on a trip to Bavaria seeing hand carved figures for the nativity in varying sizes, but I was doing some shopping and came across this Nativity scene which apparently is quite the tradition here.

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    Churros

    by benidormone Written Jul 6, 2004

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    Churros

    This is a real Spanish classic. Churros are fried strips of dough. They are served hot with powdered sugar. The best way to eat is to dip them in chocolate. So ask for Churros con chocolate.

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    Radio Benidorm

    by benidormone Written Jun 4, 2004

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    Radio Benidorm

    Radio Benidorm is broadcasting 24 hours a day at 103,8fm. Its part of the SER group. Music and information all day all night.

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    La fallas

    by zweeti1 Written Mar 23, 2004

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    Fallas procession

    The fallas are on a smaller scale than the ones in Valencia.
    The photo was taken at a parade through the town in March.

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    Christmas Nativity Part 2

    by nigelw6443 Written Jan 6, 2005

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    Well would you ever!!

    What did surprise me about this Nativity and the fsct that this is quite normal in the Spanish tradition was the detail that went into the carving.

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    La fallas

    by zweeti1 Written Mar 23, 2004
    Fallas procession

    The fallas are on a smaller scale than the ones in Valencia.
    The photo was taken at a parade through the town in March.

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