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Hello friends, today I offer this beautiful bougainvillea and spectacular shadow on the white wall of a villa resort on the beautiful beach of La Barrosa, Cadiz in the town of Chiclana de la Frontera, hope you like it.
In the Ws I offer a broader picture.

The genus Bougainvillea known bougainvillea common (by Pan-Hispanic Dictionary of doubt, the most widely used in America), bougainvillea (Spain), bougainvillea (Chile) or camelina (Mexico), Napoleon (Honduras), bougainvillea (Colombia, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama), Trinity (Colombia, Cuba, Panama, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Venezuela), Santa Rita (Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay) or papelillo (northern Peru) is a genus of plants native to South America. Its name comes from Louis Antoine de Bougainville, a French soldier who discovered the plant in Brazil in 1768.

This plant is able to withstand all climates, especially hot and dry. Produce any palette in their "flowers", which actually are not, but modified leaves. The true flower is white and tiny, surrounded by these modified leaves called "bracts". The trunk and branches have thorns. In tropical areas of South America, blooms all year, and most of the year in countries with stations. The species of yellow flowers, white, and pink are more delicate, and prefer places protected from wind and coastal climates where winter is mild. The pink and red colors to better acclimate, provided that they are located in the sun, protected from the wind and cold.

La Barrosa, Spanish beach located in Chiclana de la Frontera on the Costa de la Luz. It has 8 kilometers long, from the cliff that separates the beach of Sancti Petri, to the Loma del Puerco. On March 5, 1811 took place on this beach one of the most important chapters in the Spanish War of Independence, for here took place the Battle of Barrosa Chiclana or in which the Anglo-Spanish troops defeated France's Napoleon. From this period are preserved Bermeja Tower (located on the cliff that separates this beach of Sancti Petri) and Pork Tower, located in the Hill of the same name, although the latter tower was from the sixteenth century. Also on the island of Sancti Petri are preserved defensive walls. Due to its length, three different parties popularly known as "First, Second and Third Runway": The First Hint of Barrosa is characterized by a long promenade (with shops, restaurants, entertainment venues, gardens ...) and until 2009 was a large stone that was unmistakable and was swept by a storm. Two features of residential areas, and a third runway is the one that corresponds to the beach area of ​​Novo Sancti Petri, which is most of the hotels on the coast of Chiclana. About 20 hotels of 4 or 5 stars, which account for more than 12,000 hotel rooms, make this development the focal point of tourism in the province of Cadiz and the Costa de la Luz. Also, this complex has shopping and sports. Stresses the golf course Novo Sancti Petri, designed by Severiano Ballesteros, which opened in December 1990 by Don Juan de Borbon. Newer is the Loma de Sancti Petri urbanization, which is a continuation of the previous one and that could be included as a fourth track. The coastal area for both developments still retains the dunes and native vegetation. This tourist spot and friendly environment is very characteristic landscapes of the beach and the sunset behind the Castle of Sancti Petri, or horse rides along the shore at sunset. Its promenade becomes especially during the afternoons and evenings - in which the rigors of the sun give way to softness of sunsets without end, in a bustling and multicultural bazaar where collect souvenirs or enjoy a drink or ice cream in establishments flanking it and a perfect place for a dinner with sea views in any of the bars to be found on their journey. Large parking areas and access granted about their enjoyment by all sorts of people, regardless of their means of mobility, cause that these beaches are available to all who aspire to visit without any limitations. His bars, which correspond closely to the requirements of the law of Costas, they become the perfect venue for any recipe tasting Chiclana, activity strengthened since the gastronomic side to enjoy the stay on the beach bathers own and outsiders.
Source Wikipedia.
Make: SONY
Model: DSC-W170
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 10/6400 sec
F-Stop: f/10.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 100
Focal Length: 11.5 mm
Date Taken: 2012-09-21 16:07
Metering Mode: Pattern
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
File Size: 294 kb

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