Formentera

There is a smaller island thirty minutes by ferry from Ibiza called Fomentera. It’s rather rustic and said to be how Ibiza was fifty years ago. Ibiza is, in fact, starting to become very wealthy and on its way to becoming a Saint Tropez.

img_1684 A view of a small beach as we walked to it.

img_1690 Look at that water.

img_1697 Another lighthouse. It was at the very end of the island, very isolated.

img_1702 A lookout tower, used as protection by the inhabitants when those pesky pirates arrived. There were also some palaeolithic ruins nearby.

img_1703 The churches were also used as protection-no windows to break and climb through.

img_1705 And yet another lighthouse. Note the desert vegetation. Some areas have pine tree forests, but most are desert.

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