An early spring visit to Cartagena, South east Spain.

Cartagena, Cityscape, harbours, Mediterranean, spain, street photogrphy, travel photography, western Mediterranean.

Nigel Borrington

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Cartagena, south east Spain
Street and cityscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

The Spring and late Winter is one of the best time of year to visit Spain, the following images are taken in a the small coastal town of Cartagena , a very friendly and lively little town that has a colourful history including having been of the the key ports for the Roman empire.

“Much of the historical weight of Cartagena in the past goes to its coveted defensive port, one of the most important in the western Mediterranean. Cartagena has been the capital of the Spanish Navy’s Maritime Department of the Mediterranean since the arrival of the Spanish Bourbons in the 18th century. As far back as the 16th century it was one of the most important naval ports in Spain, together with Ferrol in the North. It is still an important naval seaport, the main military haven…

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