El port de la Selva - Surroundings

Bare rocks, scarce vegetation, stacked terraces, dusty roads, white houses, blue sea, fishing boats, flues spread out to dry and a few stone pines: Port de la Selva in July.  Port de la Selva is small and simple in comparison to Cadaqués, which is known for glamour and prestige all through the Costa Brava. The small town of Port de la Selva is located at the other side of the natural park, a small fishing town, which is contrasting with Cadaqués.

Tourism, however, has found its way into the town in the sixties. Yet, the town is silent, even on Monday mornings and the beach is almost deserted; the sunlit water in the port basin is sparkling blue, clear enough to count the...