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Burro- Taxi Mijas

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Mijas donkey taxi

Unloved ,uncared for , tied up all day in hot sun without food or water . Look very neglected . I... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Sylvia S
Skipton, England, United Kingdom
Back again nothings changed donkeys in s very poor state while I was here a poor donkey died in agony due to colic

I am here again visiting friends nothing has changed donkeys still being abused one donkey died in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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6 days ago
“Back again nothings changed donkeys in s very poor state while I was here a poor donkey died in agony due to colic”
3 weeks ago
“Donkeys so sad”
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Avenida Virgen de La Pena s / n, 29650, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am here again visiting friends nothing has changed donkeys still being abused one donkey died in agony from colic the donkey men say they love them and are there companions absolute lies if that is love forget it awful bloody people Mijas townhall you...More

Thank Oliverrosebiggs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please don’t ride the donkeys. They treated dreadfully, tethered all day or giving overweight people rides.

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Not nice to see, abused for blatant monetary gain. Shameful to see especially when majority of users are overweight. Really would advise not using them even if you have small children, teach they about animal cruelty rather than letting them go on it, a stand...More

1  Thank Joseph2903
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Went on a visit to Mijas for the first time in 10 years and wad appalto see that the state of the donkeys has not improved. Standing all day out in terrible conditions, some had wounds as well. They looked miserable to say the least....More

1  Thank Princewell O
Reviewed 13 September 2018

It is WAY too hot for them to be carrying such weight, especially in temperatures reaching record-breaking heat. I found seeing them so depressing. They seem to be treated appalling by their handlers. Didn't like to see it at all. Did not ride them. Husband...More

3  Thank Lovekyn
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Feel the whole experience is dreadful. The taxis seems run down and not 100% road worthy. I would not recommend this form of transport to any other tourist but as an alternative would use the motorised TUK-TUK.

2  Thank Niels B
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We are staying in Mijas opposite where some of the Mijas donkeys are kept at night. Tonight I witnessed one of the men who is supposedly looking after the donkeys after their very long day in the sun dragging tourists around, whipping a donkey with...More

3  Thank Catherinemariah
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I have VISITED the wonderful village of Mijas Pueblo for five years running now and I'm sad to say that the cruelty to the donkeys there just gets worse each year. Not only are these beautiful, defenseless animals tethered tightly to the walls for hours...More

4  Thank MrsB231
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I can't believe in this day and age that this is still aloud poor donkeys tethered so tight they are unable to move there heads I saw one of the donkey owners punch the donkey in the stomach and on speaking to people in the...More

3  Thank Oliverrosebiggs
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Unloved ,uncared for , tied up all day in hot sun without food or water . Look very neglected . I love Mijas but get upset when I see the donkeys as the owners don't care Neither do the town hall .it seems like a...More

6  Thank Sylvia S
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1 August 2018|
Response from Oliverrosebiggs | Reviewed this property |
I had the same experience they started shouting abuse at me and my family when I questioned why he was punching one of the donkeys in the stomach I was informed by one of the residents these beautiful donkeys are abused... More
sally l
18 July 2018|
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Response from Amanda L | Reviewed this property |
Its so cruel,these poor donkeys should be grazing in a field ,not carrying people around in extreme heat and being left tied up unable to move backwards or forwards its shocking .I can’t believe people actually still use... More
sally l
23 December 2015|
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Response from Lesley. H |
It's now 2017 and still going on! Outrageous, outdated and cruel! DO NOT use them!