Special Places # 119
NOTE: Tarifa (Spanish pronunciation: [taˈɾifa], is a Spanish municipality in the province of Cádiz, Andalusia. Located at the southernmost end of the Iberian Peninsula, it is primarily known as one of the world’s most popular destinations for windsports. Tarifa lies on the Costa de la Luz (“coast of light”) and across the Strait of Gibraltar facing Morocco. Besides the city proper, the municipality also comprises several villages, including Tahivilla, Facinas, and Bolonia.
1 – Fishing boats docked getting ready to go to different parts of the mediterranean Sea.
2 – There is a bay where all fishing boats dock when returning. They unload fish to go to market.
3 – The Tarifa bay is large, to take care of so many boats that are in service to supply fish for Spain’s consumers.
4 – They have preserved some reinforced bunkers from WWII called “Pill boxes”.
5 – The beach is very popular for tourists and locals. Some parts is used mostly for surfing.
6 – It’s not rare to see female bathers braless on the beaches of Spain.
7 – On the way from Tarifa to Gibratar you are able to see the great Strait of Gibraltar, the land across is Morocco, (Africa)
© HJ Ruiz – Avian101
Your first image with the fishing boats is lovely and colourful, HJ.
Fishing boats are usually painted with bright colors. Thank you, Chris. 🙂
Yes, it is. Thank you a lot, Priti. 🙂
Goodness me, it looks like a place filled to the brim with interesting history!
All Europe is filled with plenty History. Thank you so much, D. 🙂
This brings memories back of our time there in Spain..beautiful images..makes me want to visit there again. Anita