New sculpture on the Balcon de Europa

Sunday saw the placing of a sculpture on the Balcon de Europa to honour the discoverers of the Nerja Caves. The piece is the work of Francisco Martín.

Pedestrianisation of the Balcon de Europa and area

The proposed pedestrianisation of the Balcon de Europa and area will not only see the relocation of the carriage horses to Plaza Fabrica de los Cangrejos, but also the elimination of all road traffic, the removal of loading and unloading areas and the relocation of the tourist train stop from Plaza Cavana to avenida Castilla Perez (on the corner with …

Balcón de Europa, March 9th 2010

Building works just wouldn’t be building works if sections of road didn’t have to be dug up at least twice, and so it was no surprise to see a crater reappear in calle Carmen, next to the Balcón de Europa. It was, however, a small area which had not yet been paved, which leads one to believe that, on this …

New plants for the Balcón de Europa

The flower beds along both sides of the Balcón de Europa walkway have been the recipients of a variety of new plants and shrubs.

A nice, sunny day…

Saturday was a lovely, sunny day and there were quite a few people milling around town and a fair number in shorts and t-shirts. Here’s a short video taken on the Balcon de Europa yesterday.

Balcón de Europa, February 6th 2010

A new, weevil-free palm tree now adorns the Balcón de Europa but still requiring support. Work in calle Carmen continues with the main area next to the Balcón de Europa almost completed – just the end near calle Puerta del Mar to be finished – and the area at the side of the Iglesia El Salvador now filled in and …

Balcon de Europa, January 25th 2010

Much of the Balcon de Europa is now clear and the cafes are enjoying being able to put out (enlarged) terraces. There is still work to be done, but it is getting there slowly but surely.