Taken in the grounds of the Hotel El Pinar, Torremolinos, Spain
Taking a stroll from la Carihuela up to La Roca repeatedly offers the visitor a timeless aspect of Torremolinos. Behind the emblematic fishermen's town, we can gaze at the magnitude of the tourist trading centre which has been guilt in the last fifty years. This city symbolised during the last era of Franco's regime the modernity, the openness and the modern times. The Cinema was responsible for this, and, of course, the Swedish girls. Now, after half a century, Torremolinos continues to be one of the top cities for national tourism. Its leadership seems unconnected with fashion and times.
Torremolinos, Malaga, AndaluciaFrom pre-history to independence.
Discoveries at the beaches and in the hills and caves of Torremolinos justify a human presence 150.000 years ago. Ptolemy, a Greek astronomer who was born two centuries B.C., stated that very close to here, in an area known as Guadalmar, the Phoenicians founded a city called Saduce, which had a great influence on the Mediterranean as a river port, but proof of its existence is only evident by the sparse remains left.
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