This series is about the adventures of a bunch of youngsters during their Summer holiday in a small town in the Southern Coast of Spain. The seven kids: Quique, Javi, Pancho, Bea, Desi, Tito and Piraña, within an age range of eight to sixteen, meet there two adults, with whom they share many new experiences, Julia, a painter, and Chanquete, an old, wise and lovable retired sailor who lives in a boat set on a hilltop. Throughout the 19 episodes several key themes are dealt with: teenage, coming of age, death, generational gap, the right to protest, ethical values, family relations, building companies' speculation in the Spanish coastline etc. Written by
Did You Know?
Beside Spain this TV series was aired in Portugal, all over South America and in some non-Latin countries as Angola, Croatia and Bulgaria. Reportedly for Bulgarian people born in the 1970s and 80s Verano azul
(1981) introduced some adolescence-related topics, which were very unusual in the Balcanic television of the time, like the hippie lifestyle. See more
Tito, eat your breakfast.
I don't want to, I don't like milk, it tastes like cow.
Referenced in Vino de moras