La Marina

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  1. dav b

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    just returned form spain on visiting la marina beach and dunes many wild campers parked inclubing brits,we were horrified to see campers emptying toilet cassets in dunes,surley this is giving bad names to genuin motor homers who use dedicated sites or are more responcible regarding emptying waste products, we are motor homers and feel this is a disgrace and give a bad name to us more responcible campers :Angry::Angry::Angry:
     
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    I can only agree there is no need to do that, it is a lazy and disgusting practice. There is always a public WC, garage or whatever if no dedicated dump. No wonder, wilding is frowned upon in so many places. As motorhoming becomes more popular and wilding in particular becomes more widespread then this sort of behaviour is the beginning of the end.
     
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    These people give a bad name to the human race. I live near La Marina and my wife and I walk down that area often, get near the old campsite and it stinks. These so called ''wild campers'' must be so proud of themselves going back to own country after the winter and bragging about wintering in Spain and spending almost nothing. I just pray for the day or night the Gaurdia go down and give them fines before moving them off. I should not think that any resposible moter homers do this, but if you do and are reading this, may you rot in hell!!! Or perhaps I am not making my feelings known enough.
     
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    I also have a house in La Marina and some of these wild camoers are a real pain, they give us good campers a bad name. They are there for months on end. The police move them on ocasionaslly but they just go up the road for a few nights and then come back. There are no public toilets or anywhere to empty waste so I suspect this is why they dump it but there is no need - the campsite in the village has a motorhome service where they can empty and refill with water but it costs which is why I susoect they dont use it!
     
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    I agree with all the above, lets just hope that one day they get caught.

    onthebeach:thumb:
     
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    If they let their dogs **** in the street do you think they'll be bothered where they empty their toilets :Eek!:
     
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    It was the same over at port of mazarron, now the local council have made it so there is no wild camping near the beach front, loads of m/homes used to park up(long stay) on the rough groundand beach area at one end of town it became scruffy and looked bad as you passed to get into town, some even parked up infront of peoples houses, the police moved them on and had a policeman stationed there day and night to stop them comming back then they developed the front beachside with a large promanade so there was no parking at all
     
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    The most beutifull wild camp on the Costas IMO was Playa Pacheles.
    It had water and the bread man and veg man came every day.
    No houses in view so did not bother any locals.
    There was an old deserted house just up the lane with a septic tank so that you could emty waste,etc.
    Some of the lazy b......s couldnt even be bothered to do that,so the Spanish put up a hight barrier a few years back.
    That was the end of the best wild camp in Europe,IMO.
    Also the end of a good little earner for the local shop,resterant,etc.
     
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    It also angers me:Angry:

    Wilding was banned at Aldeburgh on the Suffolk coast for the same reason and while in Scotland I saw the same thing being done at Loch Lomond.

    I'm sure no one on here would ever do it, but it only takes one and it gets all a bad name..

    Wildman is correct.. it will eventually lead to motorhomes being excluded or banned from parking anywhere except in a site.. and seen as the 'dirty' campers :Sad:
     
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    Love Aldburgh :Smile:
     
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    Me too, in fact, so much I have moved to the Suffolk coast :thumb:
     
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    Pigs at la marina

    I am at this moment visiting La Marina area without my motorhome. I must point out that of last night only one brit was on site and of course loads of Dutch / Germans. I would like to think the lone brit is keeping to the rules. The others are well known for dumping ANYTHING, ANYWHERE. this are should be renamed the piggery.
    Wiljoy
     
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    Have heard of the Gaurdia fining wild campers and sending the fine to the home address. As we know in Spain, if the fine is not paid within certain time it will keep increasing, wonder how big the fine is by the time some of these people get back to their own country?????????????????
     
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    I dont have any experience of wild camping at all, however, I'm afraid that if I was camping at this location I would have give the dirty buggers a hard time, or is that to hard.

    Jim
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    This is incredible, unbelievable, nationalistic and disgusting nonsense and I would like to register my strongest complaint possible against this post.

    The attitude that the Brits keep to the rules but the "others" don't is what makes the Brits so unpopular around the world.

    I am sorry for breaking my New Year's Resolution...

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    "Off Site" Motorhomer for forty years...
     
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    Well your NY resolution lasted 70 days longer than mine :Rofl1:
     
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    Are you willing to share with Funsters your (now broken) New Year's resolution gwnking?

    (Actually just realised I can check on the relevant post... I'll try now...)


    JJ :Wink:
     
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    Nothing to do with nationality, scum is scum. Anyone who drives around in a £50,000 vehicle and craps on someone else's doorstep has got to have something wrong up top. Think it is the '' I spent nothing, and I was away for 3 months attitude''. Take a look at ASCI sites 15 euro a night, not asking too much surely.
     
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    Not to disagree with all that has been said but the must be millions of feral and domesticated dogs on the streets of Spain and Portugal, you can't walk for more that 100 feet without seeing dog droppings. Surely not all of these dog belong to rogue campers?

    Doug...
     
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    Is this happening regularly ? I was going to find this place for a night or two but dont know if I should now. Ive been in spain a month now and found very few nice wild camping spots that are quiet and have the security of other motorhomers around. I thought there would be loads and as my budget is dwindling on expensive campsites may have to cut my trip short and probably will not come back, no wonder france is becoming so popular.
     

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