AN iconic Mojacar bar owner died this week following a short illness.
Tito del Amo was born in California and moved to Mojacar in the 1960s. He played a large part in the regeneration of the town and was one of the first people to report on the Palomares nuclear incident.
Having decided to settle in Mojacar, Tito bought a complex of restaurant and bars on the Las Ventanicas beachfront.
The self-confessed hippy soon became one of the most popular characters in the town, a great storyteller and amiable host.
The bar ‘Tito’s’ became a busy hang out for expatriates and locals, with live music and a vibrant atmosphere, and remains just as popular today.
Tito will be missed by his large family and many friends, and a wake is to be held at the bar on Saturday from 5pm to 7pm.