Don Quichotte wind mill
Typical wind mill in the south of Spain. Very similarly could have looked the wind mills Don Quichotte from la Mancha once fought.  

Don Quichotte wind mill

Typical wind mill in the south of Spain. Very similarly could have looked the wind mills Don Quichotte from la Mancha once fought.

Shortly after setting aside of the N301 on the motorway to San Javier is this wind mill on the left side of the street.
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  Region Murcia in the south of Spain


Impressions from the sunny south of Spain in the region Murcia.

Cartagena building in Gaudi style Cartagena building in Gaudi style
Unmistakably from the architect Gaudi is this public building in Cartagena. It lies on the right with a main street in the direction of city center.


Columns from architect Gaudi Columns from architect Gaudi
The area before the entrance with the typical swung columns of Gaudi.


Scorpio aspirator Scorpio aspirator
Anyhow this road cleaning machine reminds of a scorpio. Sighted in Cartagena


Melons field by the big head Melons field by the big head
To the north of the mountain the Big head is called and also thus looks are many greenhouses and also this melon field.


Sugar melons in the field Sugar melons in the field
A lot from what in Europe on the table comes comes from the region Murcia. Here 2 sugar melons in the field.


Orange plantation in Murcia Orange plantation in Murcia
Few kms distant from new golf resort Mar Menor are an orange plantation. At the middle of September the fruit is still immature.


Immature oranges in the tree Immature oranges in the tree
The greenish fruit points unambiguously: on the 18th of September it is not the harvest time in the South of Spain for oranges.


Inner life shows wind mills ruin Inner life shows wind mills ruin
Almost how a cut picture shows this ruin the technology of a typically South-Spanish wind mill. On the right from the motorway N-332 San Javier to Cartagena.


Wind power plant La union Murcia Spain Wind power plant La union Murcia Spain
Already in visibility ruin of the old wind mill: modern wind power plants on the mountains of the abandoned silver mine La union.




Context description:  event events date time month 9 Sep Sept September summer autumn fall south southern Spain Murcia region Costa Calida
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