Today we went to the bay of Los Genoveses to check on how the clean-up of the debris which has come ashore all along the coast of the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata after the recent floods further up the coast at Vera is coming along. All along the tideline stretches a band of cane and driftwood. We wished we had some means of collecting the firewood for our stove this winter but the car park is too far from the beach for us to carry the large logs.
The sea, though, is crystal clear and clean. It is still warm enough for swimming as temperatures have been in the high 20s for the last week.
Some clearance of debris has begun because all non organic debris such as plastic, rubber tubing and glass bottles have been collected, bagged and placed into piles along on the beach ready for collection when a vehicle can get to them.
Someone creative has made an image of Indalo Man, the symbol of Almeria, in the sand using washed up fruit.
Digby also attempted to be creative by posing a plastic dinosaur on a rock. Unfortunately, the toy had lost its head and one arm before it landed on the beach.
The light was beautifully clear today and the agaves behind the beach looked stunning against the backdrop of mountains.