domingo, 31 de mayo de 2009

Ice Cream

In Murcia it seems that summer has arrived.During the day we have 30 degrees centigrade.
It wants to eat an ice cream. It is a pity that the image does not appreciate the variety of colors. (glass prevents)

sábado, 30 de mayo de 2009

Delices De Paris

In the square Belluga you can taste all kinds of dishes.
I was surprised to see this poster of "Delice de Paris." A Crepería in Murcia. It is what is globalization.

viernes, 29 de mayo de 2009

Main Facade Of Cathedral Of Murcia

Detail of the main facade of the cathedral of Murcia.
Baroque facade is one of exceptional beauty and monumentality unique. East to West, was projected as a stone altar at the open square of the Town as commissioning and the Cardinal Belluga performed Jaime Bort. Is entirely devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary, head of the temple, she also appeared in countless effigies of saints and martyrs linked to the Diocese of Cartagena, many of them were done by the French and imaging Dupar Antonio. It has three doors: two sides (the San Jose Hall and the San Juan ) and the central Puerta del Perdón (door of forgiveness) call (which can be opened with great solemnity of the occasion). (source: wikipedia).

jueves, 28 de mayo de 2009

Hire Style: Manterola Bridge And Cathedral Of Murcia.

This is undoubtedly a great contrast. The modernity of the Manterola bridge, and the history of what endures: the Cathedral of Murcia. The river, the Segura. The river that joins the two parts of the city.

miércoles, 27 de mayo de 2009

Reforms In The Romea Theater

Romea Theater is being renovated. Among other things will make (finally!) Air conditioning.
I am looking forward to the completion of reform in order to go see a play.
Here you can see the main facade of the theater, a few months ago.

martes, 26 de mayo de 2009


Fishing in the Segura river.
Until not many years, the Segura river was heavily polluted. Today, you can even fish.

lunes, 25 de mayo de 2009

Culo,Culo Made In Brazil.

Some days ago, I passed throught the commercial center that is situated in Trapería Street. And I see this ad about bikinis (summer is so near). Culo Culo (Ass Ass) bikinis made in Brazil.
I have no comments about this. You can think about this advert.

domingo, 24 de mayo de 2009


Tourists guided tour around the Cathedral. Specifically at the entrance to the Cross Square.
It turns out that this entry was the main entrance to the temple, while the cathedral was finished.

sábado, 23 de mayo de 2009

Cardinal Belluga Square 2

Another perspective on this square, where there may be several places to eat, drink coffee, eat an ice cream ...
In the image, bottom left, my son.

viernes, 22 de mayo de 2009

Cardinal Belluga Square

Image of the Cardinal Belluga Square, from the Cathedral.
On the left, Episcopal Palace. In the background, Moneo building.
Most of the Murcian we get annoyed when the council of Murcia decided that this building was built. That building was built in 1998.
Break all the aesthetics of the square, where there are two important monument-buildings.
In this building are part of the offices of the municipality.

jueves, 21 de mayo de 2009

Murcia Three Cultures 2009. Murcia Tres Culturas 2009.

As the month of May (ten years) is held in Murcia the festival 'Murcia Tres Culturas'. It is a festival of tolerance.
Murcia hosts a large party of tolerance. Streets, corners and squares become venues open to the arts of the world to talk of peace and respect among peoples.
Artists and groups from five continents, countries like Israel, Mongolia, Tunisia, China, Vietnam, Japan, Iraq, Spain, France, Madagascar Morocco, Czech Republic, Cuba, Brazil, Jamaica, Portugal, Croatia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Serbia , Macedonia, India, Turkey, and Korea Newzealand one-year flood with his art in the city this happy meeting of cultures.
Murcia Three Cultures Festival is more than music and dance. There is also a programmed film series, a college course, seminars, exhibitions and theatrical performances that supplement and enrich the programming of this event that seeks to bring people together. (Source: Official website of the festival)
Click here to view the programming of the festival (PDF).

miércoles, 20 de mayo de 2009

Paris 100 Years Ago.

The cultural center of Las Claras CajaMurcia home until next May 24 shows the 'Paris 100 years ago', an exhibition of the prestigious Oscar Ghez tour that allows the complex artistic revolution that takes place in Paris between the late nineteenth century and the period interwar, with more than 70 works by artists such as Degas, Renoir, Caillebotte, Steinlen, Utrillo, Valadon, Van Dongen, Foujita, Kislinger, Chagall, Picabia, Picasso, Sunyer and Mary Blanchard.
The works come from the Petit Palais in Geneva, an old mansion that the entrepreneur Oscar Ghez purchased and rehabilitated in 1965 to house, preserve and disseminate his own collection.
Oscar Ghez collection was born from the idea of bringing together works created in the strip of time between 1880 and 1930, beginning with the painters of the 'Belle Époque', especially with the work of those who moved to Montmartre and the continued the acquisition of neo-Impressionist and post-neo, fauvistas and artists of Montparnasse. (Source: and

martes, 19 de mayo de 2009

Echoes Of Classicism

The exhibition echoes of classicism, which was displayed in the room Belluga of Cajamurcia until May 17, showed a total of 40 pieces and sketches of work performed by the silversmiths of the Royal Silver Workshop, founded in the reign of the Carlos III years 1778 and 1868.
This room is located next to the Bishop's Palace and in front of the Cathedral in the Cardinal Belluga Square.
If you want to see some of the exhibits, click here.

lunes, 18 de mayo de 2009

International Day Against L.G.B.Sh-Phobia

Yesterday, May 17, was the International Day Against Homophobia. In Murcia, the collective Colega was visible, so Murcian rely on their reality.
The theme this year is: By eliminating the crime of homosexuality in the world.
This date commemorates the day that the World Health Organization (WHO) removed homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses: May 17, 1990.

Yesterday was also the International Day for the Internet.

domingo, 17 de mayo de 2009

Towers Of The Alhambra (And 3). Gabarrón Sculptures.

Towers of the Alhambra. Photo from Trapería street.

In the background, contrasting architectural styles: Casa Cerdá (right) and Church of Santo Domingo (left).

sábado, 16 de mayo de 2009

Towers Of The Alhambra (2). Gabarrón Sculptures. Cross Square.

Towers of the Alhambra. Photo from the Cross square. Next to the tower of the Cathedral.

viernes, 15 de mayo de 2009

Towers Of The Alhambra(1). Gabarrón Sculptures. Santo Domingo Square.

Towers of the Alhambra. Photo from Santo Domingo Square.

jueves, 14 de mayo de 2009

The Towers Of The Alhambra. Gabarrón Sculptures.

Currently, and until the end of May, there is an exhibition of sculptures on the streets of Cristobal Gabarrón (see small photo and click on the photo for more detail).
The sculptures are an interpretation of the towers of the Alhambra monument heritage of humanity which is in Granada.
The exhibition is located in the most visited sites in the city: Santo Domingo Square, Trapería street, Cross Square, sculptor Salzillo Street, Cardenal Belluga Square(Cathedral Square) and Glorieta de España (opposite City Hall). In the coming days I'll show some of these sculptures. In anticipation, the poster with all of them.

miércoles, 13 de mayo de 2009

SICARM 2009.

Last Sunday was closed on SICARM 2009. An exhibition about the information society. The exhibition was open from May 7 (the last Thursday). The exhibition takes place on the promenade Alfonso X "El Sabio.
In the foreground, the mascot of SICARM: GÜIFI (read it as wifi).
In place of the photo, the children were invited to enter in a computer, so they could know how it is inside a computer.
SICARM, Information Society of Autonomous Community of Murcia, is a set of technological events that have been held on an annual basis in Murcia since 2001, these events are analyzed and experience new technologies from various perspectives and presenting the latest developments in the field of Informatics and Telecommunications.
The goal of SICARM is to help an effective incorporation of Murcia on the Information Society by raising awareness technologies and services.

martes, 12 de mayo de 2009

More Photos About The Photo Marathon.

Today I show you a couple of photos on the photo marathon last Sunday. Photos are taken in front of the Cross Square, next to the tower of the Cathedral.

lunes, 11 de mayo de 2009

Photo Marathon. Maratón Fotográfico Del Periódico La Verdad

Yesterday, Sunday, was organized in the city of Murcia a photo marathon. It could see the city by about 300 participants (including some with families).
It started about 10 am and ended about 6 pm. In the morning the subject was on monuments, and in the afternoon, about everyday things in the city.
The train of the first photo, is the vehicle that was used to transport participants.
The other two photos, is a participant in the vicinity of the Cathedral of Murcia and Santo Domingo Square.
The contest was organized by the newspaper La Verdad.

sábado, 9 de mayo de 2009

Promenade Of The Alfonso X "El Sabio"

From the statue of King Alfonso X "the Wise "can be seen throughout the passage that bears his name.
This place has been a place of reunion and tour. Since the late nineteenth century until the 60s of the twentieth century, this trip was known as the "tontódromo" ("sillydromun")(Murcian many still called it that way) because it was the place where young women on the one hand and Men on the other, they would know, holding hands, and always supervised by an adult. They were strolling up and down this boulevard.
How times have changed.

viernes, 8 de mayo de 2009

The Wise King

Today I show you another perspective of the statue to King Alfonso X El Sabio

jueves, 7 de mayo de 2009

Alfonso X "El Sabio". Alfonso X "The Wise".

Alfonso X "the Wise" was one of the most important monarchs of the medieval Christian Spain. Son of Ferdinand III (of unifying the kingdoms of Castilla and Leon), his reign was developed since 1252 until his death in 1284.
In this Castilian monarch highlighted two main aspects: its contribution to the formation of culture and contemporary European legislation and its implementation thereof determined in our land.
Laid the foundations of society Murcian current, and was the Spanish monarch with the link to Murcia.
His relationship with this area began in 1243, when the then Prince Don Alfonso led the Spanish army in its occupation of the Muslim kingdom of Murcia. (Source:
This statue is located on avenue of Alfonso X El Sabio since 2005 or 2006.
In the Cathedral of Murcia are the remains of the heart and bowels of the King Sabio, by his wish, as Murcia has always been loyal to the king.
More about this king, here.

miércoles, 6 de mayo de 2009

Banco de España

The Bank of Spain (whose origins date back to 1782) is the national body that controls the banking and monetary system.
The Governor of the Bank of Spain is a member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank, which currently controls the monetary system of the Euro zone.
The building of the image is the branch of the Bank of Spain in Murcia. This building was finished in 1931.
Situated in the heart of the Gran Vía (the city main avenue). If you want to see photos from inside: click.

martes, 5 de mayo de 2009

Municipal Pool Murcia-Parque.

This is one of the 3 or 4 public swimming pools in the city of Murcia. But this is only available during the summer, from June to September.
This is an Olympic pool.
Additionally, in this compound there is a small auditorium for music concerts.
In summer, the audience becomes a summer movie, where you can spend a pleasant evening in the cool of the evening in the hot summer days.
This site is located between the river Segura and the Malecon.

domingo, 3 de mayo de 2009

Torre De La Horadada. (Alicante)

I love coming to this beach. Brings me many memories of my childhood.
Since I was 5 years old I have been coming to this coast. At that time, we were very few people came to this place. Now, in summer it's hard to find a place to bathe. But the rest of the year, is a pleasure to come to see the beach.

sábado, 2 de mayo de 2009

Time To Relax.

Today is a great day to relax. Take your time and rest. The week has been hard and we deserve to do nothing.

viernes, 1 de mayo de 2009

Theme Day: Shadows.

Already the first of May? As they say in Spain: "The bull had caught me." And I have not done a good photo theme for this day. The shadow of myself. Today is the day of workers, and in Spain, as in most parts of the world, today is a holiday not work. Happy Theme Day.

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