Today we walked West. There’s another beach on the west side and today it looked like this
According to the history of Fuengirola, historical reference was made of the town during the 2nd century BC. Roman remains have been found and there’s the landmark Fuengirola Castle, no its not the name of a pub, it is actually a castle originally built in the 11th century. So it seems Fuengirola has been around long before the onslaught of holiday makers, KFC and Burger King!
If you leave the seafront and go as little as two streets back into the town, ooh how things change.
The shops get better, although I am still a little confounded by this one
But much like Duquesa there’s lots of nice sculptures and some pretty little areas just to watch the world go by.
So there is more to Fuengirola than meets the eye once you get beyond the tourist zone. Long, narrow streets of shops and restaurants, with apartments over them with typical Spanish Juliette balconies.
However, as was the case in Duquesa they really have no concept of health and safety.
Sadly we couldnt go very far today, it’s been so hot and so humid it was overpowering and to be honest I just found it too oppressive. Thank goodness for the outdoor shower on the back of the boat. Normal body temperature resumed!
And as the sun sets on another day, if you look beyond the hotels and apartments there’s actually a rather beautiful sky up there!