During these days, in the neighboring city of Alicante (about 75 km from Murcia), held the Bonfires of San Juan (Saint John), in honor of this Saint. What was once a pagan festival, became a Christian holiday, but has returned to what it was: pagan. The photo: facade of the Town Hall of Alicante, baroque style building built in the eighteenth century. On the facade reads: Fogueres 2010 (Bonfires 2010) More about this festival, here, in my post of Bonfires 2009
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 ...