Traditionally today should be the last day of summer, but the astronomical autumn season for 2014 will start on Tuesday 23rd September at 4h 29m Spanish official time (GMT+2). This season will take 89 days and 20 hours, and end on December 22nd with the beginning of winter.
The beaches begin to be deserted. Perhaps the best time to be on vacation.
The Feria de Murcia (Fair of Murcia) has become like every September. Many things to do and enjoy for 15 days (from 4th to 18th). Fairground, Huertos (in the grounds of El Malecon, to taste Murcian food), bullfights, theatre, concerts, ...
For this month, the citydailyphoto bloggers community has elected for Theme Day:. Rust and ruins.Image: main entrance to Floridablanca's Garden of Floridablanca. It was the first public garden opened in Spain (XVIII and XIX century). Click here to view thumbnails of all participants.
Pedestrian bridge (by Calatrava) that connects neighborhoods of Infante Juan Manuel and Vistabella over Segura river.
This bridge has been controversial. One of the biggest complaints is that the floor was glass and when it rained, it was very slippery, and several elderly people had accidents. That was solved by placing a "carpet", which takes a lot of beauty to the bridge. Another perspective from 2012.
During summer, the town is deserted. Although a few years ago, it was not very common to find people on the street during the month of August (people go to the beach, about 30-40 minutes away), especially, in the last 15 years I have observed that is not happened. I guess the economic changes, changes in lifestyle (both spouses have to work), have influenced.
Pair of Iberian Brown Bears. This is the largest carnivore on the Iberian Peninsula (Spain), where it is in danger of extinction (about 120 specimens are distributed by the Cantabrian Mountains and the Pyrenees).
The photo was taken on Terra Natura Murcia, where several specimens were born.
Much more information on wikipedia.
This is what can happen when you are part of the audience that is watching "The Birds of Prey show" at Terra Natura Murcia.
The title of this post could be The Beastmaster, Hawkman (there are two entries at wikipedia: 1 and 2) or Falconman, although I think that is an eagle.
At Region of Murcia coast you have the Mediterranean sea, with a calm sea or with a waves sea. Also, Mar Menor coast with no waves because is just the bigger salt lagoon at Europe.
Image at Mediterranean sea: sufers: wind-surf, kite-surf.
You can go early in the morning at the Mediterranean Region of Murcia coast or going to a cove of difficult access. Also, you will find some beautiful beaches at Mar Menor coast, but if you want to keep calm, early in the morning.
For a year it will be performing the dredging section of the river basin, passing through the city of Murcia. It aims to lower the channel one meter, and remove accumulated sediments. This is intended to prevent flooding, and adapt this section to water activities.
Currently, sediment generated islets that have been colonized by wild fauna and flora. Environmentalists disagree with this work by the effect it will have on the ecosystem.
We'll see what will happen.
More photos of Segura River: islets; fishing;
This is the main entrance of the Casino of Murcia, a cultural club centre. About this building, here.
More amazing photos, here.
This monument (at Traperia street) can be visited. Indeed, is the civil building more visited.
Jimi Hendrix, an American who conquered the UK. He was a musician, who experimented with the music, among other things, finding new sounds.
This picture was taken a few nights ago inside a highly recommended pub: Atomic Café (Simon Garcia street, corner of Joaquin Costa street). Drinks and music live, DJ's sessions, ...
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 ...