Cartagena was founded about the year 227 B. C. by Carthaginian general Hasdrubal. The Carthaginian presence in it would be fleeting because in 209 B.C., during the Second Punic War was conquered by the Roman Scipio.
This latter is what is commemorated during the festival of Carthaginians and Romans. Here you can view some videos.
The picture is really bad, I took from a local newspaper.
Currently in the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, is a show of Gabarrón Murcian artist's sculptures. The sculptures which are generic theme: the towers of the Alhambra, already were exhibited in Murcia in 2009.
Continuing with the topic of yesterday. The Oceanografic addition to their buildings, I would also like to highlight their dolphin show. Not only to see these cetaceans doing stunts, but previously, gives a briefing about the varieties of dolphins, how their natural habitat , how they live, how they hunt, ... and consciousness that wildlife should be protected.
Although this is the largest aquarium in Europe where you can see marine species around the world and all types of ecosystems, in this picture I wanted to highlight the peculiar buildings that can be seen.
After a week of clouds and rain, this week, temperatures rise again and you can still enjoy the beach.
Coastline in Torre de la Horadada. At the background left Grosa Island
This picture is just an excuse to talk about Grosa Island. This volcanic island, was a refuge for pirates. Until 2000, was a military zone where special units of combat divers and bomb disposal Dive Centre of the Navy trained. Today is a protected area for marine depths and the many birds that inhabit it.
Since last Thursday (September 1) until September 13, you can enjoy in Murcia the Fair of September 2011 (Feria de Septiembre 2011).
Centro Gallego. Within the enclosure of the gardens (garden of the Malecon) is the Galician Centre, where you can drink and eat products from Galicia (highly recommended Albariño wine and Galician octopus)
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 ...