I wish you the best for 2015.
I'll be here again with photos from Region of Murcia.
Happy New Year's Eve 2014 from Cathedral square (Cardinal Belluga square) (click to enlarge this panoramic view).
Be carefully with spirits and, here, with grapes (grape seeds).
Mâché sculpture in natural size of a page of the Magi, created by Salzillo. The original is about centimetres (inches) tall. It is located next to another, before the door of the Episcopal Palace, where the municipal nativity scene is.
Image: blood donation centre (Centro Regional de Hemodonación). Any time of year is good to donate blood (in Spain is made altruistically). So if you have not done a blood donation in the last three or four months, this is a good time to do: and is a very good Christmas gift for those who will need it.
On the way to Cartagena from Murcia, is the Puerto de la Cadena. An area of natural passage in medieval times was fitted to bring up travelers through these mountains, but by paying a toll.
In the image at the top of the mountain, you can see the castle Macher, or their remains. A castle of the thirteenth century, who built Ibn Mardanish "Wolf King" as fortress on this passage. It was built on Roman remains, so that its base is square. But the castle was not completed due to lack of funds.
You can climb through a trail. A good place for hiking.
First of December. That time the Theme Day for cityphotoblogger community are: People in their workplace (although the first selected title for that day was Worker).
My selection: glass cleaner man (where is the head of risk prevention?)
Week of Science and Technology 2014 (SeCyT'14), could be seen from experiments in chemistry, to robotics (pictured, scorpion robot, capable of detecting the presence and attack with its sting). Even how to improve the shot for goal (in basketball) and make pottery, etc. Very interesting.
Looking back at the last pictures I had taken, I have realized that I forgot to post some pictures that I took from the Week of Science and Technology 2014 (last 7 to 9 November). SeCyT'14.
A little physical: tension and wave motion.
I mentioned other times the area of Cabo de Palos (Cape Palos) is one of the best places in Europe for scuba diving (the best place). As well Islas Hormigas (Ants Islands) Protected Area, which see a large diversity of marine life, such as around Cabo de Palos (both belonging to the protected interests as it is outside this area) where you can visit, sunken wrecks, at different levels of depth. For both beginners and experts alike.
This is the Peral submarine at Naval Museum (front view). At the museum, you can see the history of that submarine built and designed in 1885 by Issac Peral. Here you can see the history of that submarine and where was before here (back view).
Naval museum is an army museum of ministry of defense. Free entry.
This is the multipurpose maritime rescue vessel that is based in Cartagena.
The rescue ship Clara Campoamor (BS-32) is a multi-purpose tug height of the Maritime Security and Rescue Society. It was launched at the shipyard of Zamakona in Santurce (Vizcaya) on April 10, 2007 and has been active since that year. It was named in memory of Clara Campoamor Rodriquez, a policy advocate for the rights of women and main promoter of universal suffrage in Spain.
Its versatility is based on three main aspects:
In the rescue of persons.
In the fight against marine pollution, as it has capacity to collect waste in the sea.
The assistance and towing ships and other maritime operations.
The Theme Day for November (2014) is Landmark, at the citydailyphoto community.
This is the landmark of a beautiful coast place (and a beautiful coast village) at Region of Murcia: lighthouse of Cape Palos (Cabo de Palos). (More photos of that place visiting labels links) Here you can see thumbnails of all participants.
Views from the Naval Museum of Cartagena at the port.
It is a military museum located in Cartagena (Region of Murcia) Spain and having related to shipbuilding exhibitions. It is a historic building in the mid-eighteenth century, the former headquarters of Prisoners and Slaves. Since its construction in 1786 it has had different uses State Penitentiary (1824), Prison (1910) or after the Civil War as Headquarters Seamanship Instruction.
SOLAR RACE Region of Murcia is a competition of efficiency and resistance to powered alternative energy sources to conventional fuel vehicles. The purpose of participating vehicles is to travel using the least amount of energy possible.
SOLAR RACE IV Edition was held last weekend (actually from 17 to 19 October 2014), and was performed in an urban circuit of the city of Murcia. Until now it had been held in Cartagena racetrack.
The competition was divided into two groups:
• Experimental Vehicles and
• City vehicles
Within each group, the vehicle had to compete in one of the following categories, depending on the energy source that used:
• Solar Photovoltaic
• Plug electrical
The car had to be designed and built by student groups from schools, primarily high schools and vocational schools, and universities.
Last weekend, the city of Murcia was taken by military troops ... of differents wars. The Codex Belix association organized again this event which shows rigorously, historical battles, as well as war camps of several periods. One way to bring the history to the street, and to show that war should never be to resolve a situation between countries or citizens.
In the picture: American troops tank (I think from World War II).
Here are some links to the pictures I took in 2010: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Between Islas Hormigas (Ants Islands) and Cabo de Palos (Cape Palos), is the marine reserve that bears their name. An ideal place for scuba diving. In this space, underwater, different mountains that have been the cause of many shipwrecks. One of the wrecks caused most casualties was the ship SS Sirio, in 1906, carrying passengers from Italy to the United States of America. The Cabo de Palos lighthouse was built in 1864, so it is not understood why the ship went between Islas Hormigas and Cabo de Palos. It is believed that picking up passengers illegally from the coast.
First of all, click on image to enlarge and enjoying this panoramic.
Cape Palos and Hormigas (Ants) Islands is a marine reserve, and this is one of the best places for diving in Europe (if not, the best). And for beginners divers, or divers who want to make a quiet diving, or on windy days, is this cove: Cala Fria (Cold Cove), near the lighthouse of Cabo de Palos (Cape Palos). To this place, comes many diving schools to teach.
Revisiting after two years, this wonderful lighthouse at Cape Palos.
Off the coast of this lighthouse, have been numerous shipwrecks that are the cause for which this lighthouse was built.
And there is no mystery (that I know), but that perspective give me some mistery.
A soap bubble show, highly recommended: Made in Jabón (made in soap). If this goes through your town, I recommend watching this show. Ephemeral and very beautiful. A little over an hour, where you can not stop looking. A show very carefully, both in execution and a good script.
Image: A few moments of the show that I saw last Sunday at the Teatro Circo (Circus theatre).
The installation of a public aquarium sponsored by the University of Murcia involves bringing maximum teaching and research institution in the Region of Murcia to the general public, showing certain facets of the research developed by the team of biologists from the Aquarium.
In other countries, there is the concept of public aquarium directly related to the University, but in Spain the Aquarium of the University of Murcia is the first example of this relationship, and is an outstanding complement to the cultural and entertainment in the Region of Murcia.
Yesterday, September 26th, was the European Researchers' Night 2014 is a great event held simultaneously in more than 300 European cities.
In Murcia, is organized by the University of Murcia.
The University of Murcia, through the Unit for Scientific Research Promotion and Culture, joined this initiative for the seventh time with a day full of experiments, games, workshops and meetings with scientists, which showed the closest face of the science and researchers, in a fun environment where we could enjoy with family, friends or "self."
The European Researchers' Night is a science project sponsored by the European Commission under the Marie Sktodowska-Curie with the Horizon 2020 program, which takes place simultaneously in over 350 European cities since 2005 In Spain there are five projects funded by the Commission with activities in 11 autonomous communities: Andalusia, Aragon, Asturias, Canary Islands, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla y Leon, Catalonia, Extremadura, Madrid and Murcia.
Image: opening ceremony in the former artillery barracks.
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 ...