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Sign of the Times

Portfolio Sign of the Times

Benalup Casas Viejas is a small town located in the province of Cádiz in Spain with a population of approx 6,754 inhabitants. It is a working class Spanish town, agriculture and construction being the main industries in the area; both hit hard by the current recession.

Many of the towns shops have shut their doors for good unable to survive the current climate. This series of images illustrates the town’s economic decline in recent years.