This summer, at least in Region of Murcia and some provinces of the Spanish Mediterranean coast, there are good weather nights (cross-fingers to keep this weather). Around 17 to 20 Celsius degrees at night, because last year we reached 30 Celsius degrees at night. So, it is really nice to walk around cities like Murcia by night.
Image: Old Bridge, built in 1741. The first bridge over Segura river.
Visit labels to see more photos on this bridge, or just visit photos taken on: September 2008, December 2008 (daylight and by night), and April 2009.
Since not long ago, this pedestrian bridge has been illuminated with bright colours. It makes a sequence of colours.
Here is a picture of one night in August 2009. Here again, daylight, in May 2009.
This bridge is in the city of Murcia, on the River Segura.
Views of Santiago de la Ribera, next to Mar Menor.
Santiago is a district of San Javier. It has 4km of beach on Mar Menor.
At these 4km beach, there are several sailing schools, as Socaire.
The Mar Menor is ideal for sailing sports throughout the year.
Views from La Manga of Mar Menor.
In 2013, there were 24 Blue Flags on the coast of the Region of Murcia. In 2016, 40 Blue Flags.
The Blue Flag is an award given annually since 1987 by Foundation for Environmental Education to beaches and marinas that meet a range of environmental conditions and facilities.
The criteria for the Blue Flag are grouped into four areas: quality of bathing water, environmental education and information, environmental management and security, services and facilities.
Region of Murcia has 170km of coastline, of which 73 km are the perimeter of Mar Menor (the biggest salt lagoon in Europe).
Due to climate in Region of Murcia, it is ideal for water sports.
Image: Standup paddleboarding (is Spain, this water sport is named "Paddle Surf"). This capture was take it in a beach of Mazarron.
Garden at former artillery barracks. Located at neighborhood of El Carmen.
This granite stone is suspended on water and it is possible to turn it with your hands. Children enjoy it a lot.
Another perpectives from here on 2009 and 2008 (I recommend the 2008 shot).
All that surrounded the Graffiti Jam Murcia, included Hip-Hop. There were several dancers who showed us their breakdancing skills to the rhythm of Funky music, Hip-Hop music, ..., by a live DJ,
After that, it was the turn for rappers, rapping in live.
June has finished and now July starts with the Theme Day at citydailyphoto.org with Look Down.
Image: view from the top of "the enchanted city of Bolnuevo" to the beach of Bolnuevo (Mazarrón - Region of Murcia). This place could be a land of a planet from Star Wars or Star Trek movies.
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 ...