The story of our adventure in Spain

In October 2002 we purchased a holiday flat in Guardamar on Spain's Costa Blanca - not far from Alicante and Torrevieja and we try to spend a good part of the year in Spain.

This blog hopefully will contain our thoughts and impressions of Spain - the good and the bad and lots and lots of photographs of not only Guardamar but the rest of Spain as we eventually get to explore it.


Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Guardamar - Parking charges

Guardamar has joined the group of towns who now charge for parking - 850 parking spaces have been created near to the beaches and payment has been required since July 7th.

A new idea for this part of Spain but in the UK you will find very few towns that do not charge for parking. Car parking charges have been a way of life for many years and add a considerable amount to town hall coffers.

No doubt there will be a lot of complaints and arguing !!!!


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