martes, 30 de marzo de 2021

En la Huerta del Segura

 Dozens of centuries have shaped the garden/orchard of Murcia, although, today, few areas remain like the ones in the image, when 100 years ago it was the usual landscape of that municipality: The garden of Europe.

"En la huerta del Segura" is part of the lyrics of  famous Zarzuela "La Parranda" that is the unoficial hymn of Municipallity of Murcia. (huerta=orchard)

domingo, 28 de marzo de 2021

Beware of Dog

 A picture taken behind Castle of Monteagudo.

viernes, 26 de marzo de 2021

Flowers and Monteagudo

 A close-up of some flowers (I don't know their name) that generate a depth in the landscape that I love it. In the background, the Monteagudo mountain with its castle on top and, above it, the Christ of Monteagudo.

miércoles, 24 de marzo de 2021

Arab Wall of Murcia

 As I commented on a previous post, This section of wall was inside the Convent of Verónicas (18th century). The Convent was partially demolished in 1985 as it threatened ruin, leaving one of the highest, longest and best preserved sections of the Wall in the air. Due the wall was "protected" in the monastery, it has survived to this day in such good condition. In this section you can see the Wall and the rampart. In the wall two towers are conserved, one of them practically complete that is embedded in the Church of Verónicas. This indicates the reuse that was made of the wall to build the convent.

Between the rampart and the wall there was a corridor called ravelin. Down this corridor the sentries made their rounds.

Located near Almudi Palace and Market of Verónicas at City of Murcia.

lunes, 22 de marzo de 2021

Ancient Watchtower

 This section of wall was inside the Convent of Verónicas (18th century). It is the only tower on the wall that remains today. The Arab wall of Murcia (Region of Murcia, Spain), is the old defensive structure of the city, built during the Andalusi period.

The wall remained in use until the end of the border character of the Kingdom of Murcia in 1488. It was built between 9th and 12th centuries.

This part of the ancient wall is located near Market of Veronicas and Almudi Palace at city of Murcia.

In the following post, a panoramic of that place.

sábado, 20 de marzo de 2021

The Raven and The Vulture

 That could be a fable tale but not, it is a photo taken at Terra Natura Murcia.

jueves, 18 de marzo de 2021

School Tunnel

 Located at Caravaca de la Cruz (Nortwest on Region of Murcia).

This street passes under the presbytery of the church of Santa Clara. The Society of Jesus established a college here in the late 16th century.

martes, 16 de marzo de 2021

Urban Flowering

 Urban flowering at former artillery barracks. Murcia.

domingo, 14 de marzo de 2021

Murcia Skyline

 Skyline at city of Murcia at dawn.

viernes, 12 de marzo de 2021

Castle of Larache

 Castle of Larache is not a castle but it was an almunia (palace).It was built on 12th or 13th century.

It has a plant of 2,160 square meters integrated into a residential building surrounded by a walled perimeter (80 centimeters wide and 7 meters high).

The almunias were country houses for the medieval Islamic elites for their enjoyment, which also had farms.

It is located between Monteagudo and Cabezo de Torres villages (municipallity of Murcia)

miércoles, 10 de marzo de 2021

The Orchard and The Castle of Monteagudo

 Image between lemmon trees with Castle of Monteagudo and Christ sculpture on the top of the hill at background.

Please, you can visit Monteagudo label to read more abot that place.

lunes, 8 de marzo de 2021

Working Day Dawn

 Monday, first day of the week. For some people they have Monday morning blues, but a dawn like that give us a great energy for staeting the week.

sábado, 6 de marzo de 2021

Balance Rope

 At a playground located here, for children from 6 to 12 years old, is that rope. 

jueves, 4 de marzo de 2021

Time for Walking

 Since started pandemic situation, people began to gor out for a walk. I think that people fled from their houses to full the streets, the ways, to do exercise.

About image. Although City of Murcia is a modern city (with many remains from muslim past, or from baroque, etc), if you follow the Segura river riverbank up or down, you will find the rural Murcia.

martes, 2 de marzo de 2021

Bench for Relaxing

 This bench invite to seat and relaxing.

It is in a playground that is located at south of the city of Murcia, between right bank of Segura River, Almeria Avenue and El Carmen neighborhood.