Carnival is here. A week for dressing up.
Image: The Witch Train (maybe the "ghost train" outside Spain?) From Carnival of Cabezo de Torres parade.
"The witch train" can find at fairgrounds around Spain on which you ride a small train and when you pass through a "dark tunnel" and a witch appears and ... you are scared. This witch, armed with a toy broom that she uses to playfully hit kids' heads
It has been held in Murcia, on the river Segura, the "II City of Murcia Regatta". A special round of the Spanish championship of canoeing. With the aspiration to become an international event in a couple of years.
Great influx of people on a sunny weekend.
Image: Final K-4 male. A spectacle of sport. (Below, detail).
The monument to the Heroes of Cavite and Santiago de Cuba, commonly abbreviated as Heroes of Cavite, is a sculptural group commemorating the Spanish people who died in the Spanish-American War, located in the port of the city of Cartagena (Region of Murcia) and Made in 1923 by the sculptor Julio González-Pola.
The obelisk presents on two opposing fronts the personification of Glory as a woman presenting floral crowns to the martyrs and shield of Spain, under which inscription: "To the heroic sailors of Cavite and Santiago de Cuba, 1898. Honor To the squadrons of Cervera and Montojo". Also in marble we find the names of the officers who died during those battles. (Source: Wikipedia)
MurciaDailyPhoto was invited to the presentation of a new model of French family car brand (around two weeks ago).
Children had lots of activities while parents had the opportunity to see and try that new family car. But some children lost their balloons that went up to the ceiling.
Ten Murcia painters have decorated giant eggs at some squares of Murcia
It is the artistic project "Hatching" (Eclosión), which seeks to take to the street the vision of these artists of the city and its environment on these original fiberglass canvas.
Image: this egge is located near to Romea Theatre.
This building is a Catholic female university residence: Residence Oblatas. It belongs to the Congregation of the Oblate Sisters and was opened in 1969, although in 2003 this building was renovated. It is located opposite the University of La Merced.
More than 70 ham cutters all over Spain have come to Murcia to benefit AECC (Spanish Association Against Cancer).
3€ = a plate of serrano ham and a beer or wine or water. + bread,
I have taken this picture this morning at Romea Theatre square.
From last Redes program exhibition.
Everybody could play chess last saturday.
About Redes program: it is a program promoted by Municipality of Murcia where if you have 12 to 30 years can learn about murcian cooking, skating, playing chess, football, photography, web designing, and so on.
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 ...