March 28th, 2007

A Sultry Evening in Malaga

Posted in Europe by Christopher DeWolf

Malaga, Spain

Malaga, a city of nearly a million on Andalucia’s Costa del Sol, has the unfortunate reputation of being run-down. As a result, it’s somewhat off the tourist path, but this might actually be a good thing: beyond the grimy port and the imposing apartment blocks of its suburbs, Malaga has a charming and very convivial core.

Malaga, Spain

Malaga, Spain


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5 comments

  1. Donal Hanley says:

    Chris
    Malaga does not look run down at all – I take it these were taken during your trip to Europe last year. Remember how you seemed bummed by the reaction to Madrid after you posted them in the discussion area (which, by the way, I take it is now defunct)? I must say I have none of those reservations about Malaga – it looks very desirable to visit. Perhaps some cities are just more photogenic than others?

    It’s like the new(-ish) condos on Notre-Dame and Guy in Montreal ( http://www.truenorthproperties.com/current_quebec.html ) – they look terrible in photographs (even in the advertisements for them!) but do not look too bad in real life.

    By the way, sorry I have not posted in a while – due to an e-mail melt down I lost all my saved e-mails including those giving me idiot-proof directions on how to upload photos here (my old bugbear). If anyone has the patience to talk me through in tedious detail, I’d be grateful. I was in Mumbai (everyone there calls it Bombay but I’m afraid it might only be OK for Indians to do that) last week and, althgough I did not take any great photos, I thought I might post osmething at some stage.

    March 28th, 2007 at 6:30 pm

  2. Malaga Golf says:

    Nice photos – Malaga has always been one of my favourite Andalucian towns.

    June 11th, 2008 at 8:54 am

  3. Malaga car hire says:

    Hi Christopher,

    Nice pictures of Malaga city! Makes me feel like going straight away and have some tapas and wine, preferably Malaga virgen in the old city center.
    Keep up the good work!

    March 9th, 2009 at 9:07 am

  4. Patrick says:

    Traveling to spain Malaga has always been my dream. i really need help to get there. its a place i call home. pls anyone should help me out pls

    Patrick

    July 6th, 2010 at 11:01 pm

  5. Carlos says:

    Malaga es una ciudad increible llena de magia por cada esquina. Por cierto, si os gusta el StreetArt y los graffitis los días 28 y 29 de Agosto se celebra el Movistar Street Tour 2010. Podeis ver toda la información en http://news.keteke.com Además si sois socios de Movistar hay varios concursos y a sus clientes les regalan un refresco al llegar.

    August 27th, 2010 at 6:58 am