Answer to the quiz from last Saturday : this is a waterwheel . Specifically , a replica of the big waterwheel in Abarán (Gran Noria de Abarán) . The largest waterwheel in Europe that is still in operation.
The large size of the Gran Noria is justified by its 11.90 meters long and 1.20 meters wide. Its function , which is to raise the water, takes place thanks to 128 buckets that straddle what is known as a crown, and their radii 32 and 64 blades, with a yield of 30 liters per second .
The materials consisting unchanged. The wooden frame is supported by cast iron gears, which are the engine of the entire system, of course, with the invaluable help of water. Its importance within the irrigation system of the town is indisputable, and which was responsible for supplying the main ditch : distributed by 7 kilometers of ditches and channels the water needed to irrigate more than 170000 square meters of vegetables and fruit crop.
It's was built in 1819 (the original).
Picture: replica placed in a mall.
A serious fire destroyed a storage shed of a Murcian clothing company, Liwe. Manufacturer of, among other brands, Solido, Grin's. Pepe Pardo, Cyberjeans ...
Only property damage. Firefighters took 8 hours to control it.
1st of the month: the Theme Day is here.
Yes, it's a version of looking out. Looking out across a keyhole, Murcia Parque public pool (only open in the summer months).
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The tangle of wires that can be seen in the background, is a 3D printer. This technology is one of the things that could be seen in the SeCyT 2013. This printer is sold in kit and costs about 600 euros.
First, the different steps while form the figure in 3D.
Only 4h30min waiting for a emergency. If you do not in a hurry, and you have nothing more important to do, and you want to spend an entertaining afternoon, I recommend going to emergency on a Saturday evening. Holy patience.
Waiting room at Reina (Queen) Sofia General Hospital.
That is the building of the Ramon Gaya's Museum. Ramon Gaya is/was one of the most illustrious painters of the Region of Murcia.
In 1985 the Ministry of Culture awarded him the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts. In 1997, he was awarded the National Prize of Plastic Arts. In 1999, Doctor honoris causa by the University of Murcia. In 2002, the Ministry of Culture granted Velázquez Visual Arts Prize in its first edition.
He died in 2005 (95 years old).
Siguiendo la corriente de la comunidad CityDailyPhoto, me he propuesto dejar en este blog fotos de Murcia, como forma de mostrar al mundo qué joya de ciudad y de provincia tenemos. Agradecer al creador de ParisDailyPhoto su gran idea de mostrar la ciudad de uno mismo desde otro punto de vista. Following the tide of community CityDailyPhoto, I proposed to leave in this blog photos of Murcia, as a way to show to the world what a jewel of city and province we have. Thanks to the creator of ParisDailyPhoto for his great idea to show the city of oneself from another angle.
The Region of Murcia is located in the southeastern of Spain, between Andalusia (west), Castilla-La Mancha (North), Valencia (East) and the Mediterranean Sea (South).
The city of Murcia is the capital of the Region. Other major cities are: Cartagena, Lorca, Caravaca de la Cruz, Jumilla, Yecla, Bullas, Mazarrón, Aguilas ...