"When we visited Spain we..." Spain Off The Beaten Path Tip by DSMOWBRAY

Spain Off The Beaten Path: 286 reviews and 331 photos

When we visited Spain we stayed with friends who live in Malaga. Most people go straight through to the holiday traps. We were invited to a beach party, primarily to celebrate a friends 'Saints' day. It turned out to be the local Midsummer celebrations. The beach is just south of Malaga near the old industrial area. The parties take place here as bonfires are not allowed on the tourist beaches. At midnight everybody dives in the sea to make a wish. After this you write 5 things you want to get rid of and then throw each piece into the fire and if it burns straight away your wish comes true. There were hundreds of people eating the usual barbequed sardines and drinking summer wine. It was a great atmosphere and I can reccomend it to anyone.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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