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Old 01-12-2009, 21:18
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Default espai de humit

<nice to see this is almost complete and up and running, dont know if they had to buy out the builders yard, but whatever, its a great asset for the town
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Old 02-12-2009, 18:48
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Hi Ray

I am sure it will be a great asset but what is it please??


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Old 02-12-2009, 22:09
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I think it is the 'proper name' of the nature reserve around the river, which is a lovely area for a stroll as long as the mossies are munching elsewhere
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Old 03-12-2009, 14:42
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its the green recreation area around La Gola(nesr Tolos) so cant be built on, good for picnics or just chilling out
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Old 03-12-2009, 19:24
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I think, but may be wrong, that it means something like 'damp (humid) space' i.e. wetlands but I could be barking up a completely wrong tree

& there is probably a much better translation!
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Old 03-12-2009, 20:00
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What about 'espai de humit' in Catalan it means wet area, that describes the area well?
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Old 03-12-2009, 20:08
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Originally Posted by sws97sdg View Post
What about 'espai de humit' in Catalan it means wet area, that describes the area well?
As usual I've got the wrong spelling, you are spot on, and yes it does mean wetland as it's an extension of the nearby Albeferita(no doubt incorrectly spelt) But don't worry there are lots of very dry walkways to get you around the area!
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Old 03-12-2009, 21:36
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Walked round the new wetland a couple of times back in June this year. Tried the previous year but the fence was still up to keep people out!
Very nice early morning / evening walk (not too hot then). Lots to look out for..... Birds / Water Fowl / Butterflies / Insects / Small Amphibians / Trees / Plants / etc.
But watch out... the locals also use it as a 'dog-walk'.
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