Today is the Spain's National Day, which commemorates, among other things, the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus in 1492. It's a bank holiday.
But today I want to comment on the Spanish flag. It emerged that the origin of a contest organized by the Spanish King Carlos III in 1785. That king wanted a flag that could see perfectly in naval battles. 12 flags were presented, and ultimately won our actual flag (although with another shield).
Image: Spanish flag in the port of Cartagena.
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 ...