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).
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 ...