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Murcia Live Cam, Spain – Cathedral

by on Sep.13, 2016, under Cams, Spain

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Murcia – a city in the southeast of Spain, the administrative center of the Autonomous Community of Murcia and the province of the same name.

The city is located in the valley of the Rio Segura river. Murcia called “red-hot frying pan of Spain ‘, it is surrounded by mountains and the air circulation is poor there. Therefore, the climate of Murcia is characterized by the saying: «seis meses de invierno y seis meses de infierno» ( «the six winter months and six months of hell”).

City on the place where now is Murcia was founded Cordoban emir Abd ar-Rahman II in 825 under the name of Medinat Mursiya. City planners have created an extensive network of irrigation canals in Segura, which has led to the expansion of the agricultural sector.

In the XII century geographer Al-Idrisi described Murcia as a populous and well fortified city. After the collapse of the Caliphate of Cordoba in 1031 Murcia fell into the hands of the rulers, ruled in Almería, Toledo and Seville. After the collapse of the state Almoravidskogo Muhammad ibn Mardanish made the capital of the independent kingdom of Murcia.

During this period, Murcia has become a thriving city, the famous pottery, which was exported to Italy. Also in Murcia developed shёlkopryadnoe and paper production, the first in Europe. The theologian Ibn Arabi and the poet Ibn al-Jinan were born in Murcia in this period.

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Bayona Live Cam, Spain – Bay of Biscay

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Bayonne – a city and municipality in Spain, part of the Pontevedra province in the autonomous community of Galicia. The municipality is a part of the region (comarca) Vigo.

Bay of Biscay – a part of the Atlantic Ocean, located to the north of the Iberian Peninsula, washes the shores of Spain and France, and extends from Galicia to Brittany. The bay is approximately triangular in shape, the total area of 223 square kilometers, the length of 400 km, an average depth of 1715 m, maximum – 4735 meters.

The Bay of Biscay is the glory of the most unpredictable and mysterious place. There are often fogs, indented coast cliffs and abrupt weather changes a life-threatening. Because they are formed deep craters or waves, reaching a height of 25 meters. They have called the killer waves. Therefore, cross the Bay to be difficult even for an experienced navigator.

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Benidorm Live Cam, Spain – The view from the Hotel Helios Benidorm

by on Sep.12, 2016, under Cams, Spain

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Benidorm (Spanish Benidorm [beniðor], Cat Benidorm [beniðɔɾm]..) – A town and municipality in Spain, in the province of Alicante in the autonomous community of Valencia (Valencian Community). The municipality is a part of the region (comarca) Marina Baixa. It covers an area of ​​38.51 km². Population – 71,198 people (2010).

Close-tourism center, which began to develop in the 1960s.

Benidorm is located on the banks of two sandy beaches (Playa de Levante and Playa de Poniente).

Main place of daytime and evening walks in Benidorm – quay, with a total length of about 6 km: a kaleidoscope of a wide variety of restaurants, cafes and bars offering traditional dishes from almost every world cuisine. In Benidorm there are more than a hundred hotels, most of which are bordered by the waterside city. Evening Benidorm – entertainment center of the Costa Blanca.

The real decoration of the Costa Blanca is located near Benidorm, the largest amusement park and recreation – Terra Mitica, artfully arranged in an original style based on the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean. It offers visitors exciting water attractions, including a water park and the park Aqualandia Mundomar marine animals, breathtaking mechanical rides and all sorts of slides.

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