Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are continuing to challenge the Israeli blockade with a number of impressive development projects. Following a grant of $3.5 million from the Palestine Contact Group, Gaza's municipality has developed the 2 kilometre corniche in the area of Shaykh Ajlan along the coast.
Gazans have welcomed the development, which allows them to enjoy one of the few sources of relaxation in the huge prison that is the Gaza Strip.
Although the development of the corniche has led to a rise in the prices of real estate in the area, it has also attracted significant investment along the coast.
Meanwhile, the local municipality has continued to invest substantial funds to provide all the necessary facilities for the comfort and safety of the visitors to the area.
MEMO Photographer: Mohammed Asad