Thursday, July 26, 2012

Moratalla - Spain

Getting these cards made me so, so happy and the Unesco symbols on both cards explains why. That's right, the cards are from a missing spanish site, the Rock art of the Iberian Mediterranean Basin. I've got them thanks to a FB swap with José Ramon.
This is a collection of 727 rock shelters, caves, or ravine walls (as listed by UNESCO) that contain a figurative representation, or geometrical design, which can be found from the Pyrenees to the province of Granada, falling within the territory of the autonomous communities of Catalonia, Aragon, Castile-La Mancha, Murcia, Valencia and Andalusia. 

Photos by Miguel Ángel Mateo Saura
 Moratalla is one of the 72 protected places in the region of Murcia.
Both these cards have been issued by the “Casa de Cristo” Rock-Art Centre, located in the historic and natural town of Moratalla.

Photos by Miguel Ángel Mateo Saura
This Rock-Art Centre is one of the best starting points for visiting prehistoric and rock-art sites in the Region of Murcia.

1 comment:

Laura said...

Beautiful cards!!