Today has dawned with a little rain, and the procession scheduled for today has been suspended to protect the sculptures. This procession parading out at 8 am, but from 10am it has stopped raining.
Anyway, I leave a photo I took last year from this procession.
This has been a highly sought-frame, but I would like that the sculpture has been more focused.
It is the procession of Salzillos, and the statues: The Lashes, one of the biblical passages that are represented in the procession (here, some pictures with more details).
The church, parish of St. Bartholomew. Its history, here, and its presence in Murcian Holy Week, here.
One of the most special Easter Week at Region of Murcia is held in Lorca, where you can see a spectacular procession with horses, chariots, numerous parades (was declared of International Tourist Interest in 2007). You have to book seat several months in advance to see and enjoy. Here you can see the whole procession.
Yesterday paraded, the procession of the 'Coloraos' (Reds) which is colloquiallly known as the Real, Very Illustrious, and Most Ancient Venerable Confraternity of the Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
Perhaps the oldest Brotherhood of Spain (1411).
This year, in addition to the Theme Day of each month, it has been proposed in the CityDailyPhoto community, some additional Theme Days.
This month, coinciding with the change of season, has raised the issue of the equinox. A time of balance in which both the North and in the South, the duration of the night is the same.
With this photo, which combines nature with the action of the human hand, I raised the coexistence of a sustainable future (with the moon on the background-top of the frame).
Click here to view thumbnails of all participants.
Today is Father's Day in Spain (March 19, St. Joseph). A feast since it began in our country in 1948 (here, part of its history).
It is also Father's Day in: Andorra, Antwerp (Belgium), Bolivia, Honduras, Canton Ticino (Switzerland), Liechtenstein and Portugal.
Most of the countries around the world to celebrate it the third Sunday of June. More information in Wikipedia.
We have a few weeks in which, after a hard week of work (for which hopefully still have, rare), comes the weekend, and the sky is covered with clouds. Then the summer will come and I'll say, 'Let's see if a rainy day comes, please, with the heat that is doing ".
The picture: Mooring in San Javier, Mar Menor, the best place in the world for sailing sports.
Transport in the Mar Menor.
In the picture, anchored boat and an airplane moments before landing on San Javier airport. Initially, that civil-military airport (its origin was a military air base open to civil air traffic), has left few days, because in late 2013, will be operating the new international airport of the Region of Murcia (AIRM). Although it will remain a military airport.
Awesome Ford Mustang (since 1964).
About Mustang Horses: Mustang horses are direct descendants of the horses brought to America by the Spanish conquistadors in the sixteenth century Andalusian, Arabic or Hispanic-Arab breed.
This explains why the European settlers after the Spanish will find that some Indian tribes to ride horses, and the horse did not exist in America when it was conquered by the Spanish.
Playa El Castillico (Little Castle beach, this is more or less the translation). This is one of the beaches of San Javier, at Mar Menor.
The beaches of the Region of Murcia are being prepared, waiting for visits from tourists next Easter.
Last week was a very icy week in Spain. In the northwest of the Region of Murcia, there were many snowy stamps.
The photo was taken last Sunday around Inazares, a village in the municipality of Moratalla. Inazares is the population located at a higher altitude at the Region of Murcia, 1,350 m. above sea level, lies on the slopes of the massif Revolcadores, with Bishops Peak (Pico de los Ovispos) 2015 meters, the roof of the Region of Murcia.
With a sky cataloged by N.A.S.A. as the cleanest of light pollution for astronomical observation of the entire Iberian Peninsula, enjoys perfect weather to "escape" from the summer heat and winter that comes with several snowfalls throughout the year.
Its location next to the highest peak in the region, visit involves many hikers and mountaineers, coming from all over Europe, and enjoys a privileged environment, which allows hosting many animal species such as the golden eagle, owl , peregrine falcons, vultures and even bobcats.
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 ...