Tonight, these monuments of cardboard and wood will be burned. St. John's Night in Alicante.
Pictured: Hoguera /Foguera (Bonfire) Hernán Cortes, entitled: Kaos.
According to the official website:
"In the XXI century planet earth comes into conflict with humans, who drains resources, pollute the planet to satiety, its water, land and air, do not resist the harassment of men, so that explodes in anger at sowing Kaos turn against himself.
The center of the fire emerge two figures representing the element water and land, most representative symbols of our planet ... femininity and masculinity, light and dark, two such opposing elements and each other as necessary for the survival of our beloved blue planet."
Throughout the city of Alicante can see sculptural ensembles of varying size, with different themes. All are assessed by a jury, and the most valued, is pardoned to avoid the fire and is not burned. Becomes part of Hogueras Museum.
The image, Bonfire of the City Hall (not participating in the contest).
These cardboard and wood sculptures are part of a "Hoguera" ("Fogueres", "Bonfire"), which shows a review about events that have occurred in the last year (then it will burn on St. John's night). The image says it all (from "Hoguera Hernán Cortés").
The place, Alicante (about 80km from Murcia), one of the most traditional places where celebrating the Night of St. John (St. John's Day or Midsummer). In 2009, already spoke of Obama, as a chess player.
Getting to the natural landscape Salto del Usero (Usero's Waterfall) is not easy, not for its accessibility, but the lack of indications. From the village of Bullas to the Camping La Rafa, 2 Km.
A place you have to continue to protect, and still not massify.
This is one of those hidden beautiful places at Region of Murcia, as the Strait of La Arboleja.
This is called Salto del Usero (Usero's Waterfall). The Mula river, passing by Bullas, in a karst landscape, has pierced rock, creating this beautiful grotto. Water: cold.
The Day of the Region of Murcia (Día de la Región de Murcia) is an annual public holiday in the autonomous community of Murcia, Spain, on June 9. It marks the anniversary of the approval of the autonomy statute of Murcia on June 9, 1982.
It is a public holiday in the Region of Murcia.
Photo source: Wikipedia: The Regional Assembly of Murcia (Spanish: Asamblea Regional de Murcia) (building photo) is the autonomous parliament of the Region of Murcia, one of the autonomous communities of Spain. The unicameral assembly, which contained 45 elected legislative seats, is located in the Murcian city of Cartagena, Spain.
On Wednesday, back home from work, I saw a column of smoke in the distance. Arriving to smoke, I found a truck was on fire. In the image, on the left, you see the silhouette of two people, the truck driver and passenger unharmed.
That created a traffic jam of more than two kilometers on the highway Murcia - Cartagena.
It's been six years since I started this project. And every day I find it harder to stick with it due to lack of time it require, but thanks to your visits and your comments, MurciaDailyPhoto continue showing pictures of the Region of Murcia.
Thank you all. Here you have a link to the 5th anniversary (to see if I could get to the tenth as Eric Tenin (from Paris Daily Photo).
The Segura River is a very calm river in the middle course, and it takes many sediments wich is deposited. Although last weekend has rained a few, many months ago has not rained a drop.
But the formation of this island has nothing to do with what happened in Japan, where it has emerged a new island because of a volcano. Here, great photos.
A new Theme Day for June 2014: Zest! That is the theme for the first day of June that have been selected by the CityDailyPhoto community. And this is the photo that have selected for the Theme Day. Here you can view thumbnails for all participants. Enjoy them!
Next June 4th, MurciaDailyPhoto turns 6th blogniversary! Here, the 5th.
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 ...