Moors and Christians Javea – A Photo Story 2012

Today … just a little photo story from the Moors and Christians battles in Javea. The Christian forces landing on the beach of Jávea to attempt to retake the castle …

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But the Moors are ready to defend the city at all cost….

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Uh oh, Christian girls with guns!

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They use real gunpowder and each shot thunders through the air. The burning gunpowder fills the air with smoke and residue.

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The Christian troops manage to push the Moors back and the final battle for the castle begins

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The Muslim Moors are defeated and have to retreat as the Christians take over the castle

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The new Christian rulers of Jávea enters the castle and the Moors retreat …

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….after a parade of the Javea Muslim moors retreating and the victorious Christians of Jávea marching the streets in triumpf … it was time for the demons to transform the rest of the night into a havoc of fireworks fired at the crowds, correcfocs!


See all the pictures from the battle between Moors and Christians: Watch The Javea Pictures
See the pictures from the Jávea band Capital 90 playing live on the port in between the battle and Correfocs – Watch The Javea Pictures
…and a couple of more shots from Correcs – Watch The Javea Pictures

Dont forget. The final day of Moors and Christians remains. Dont miss it. Jávea Port – get there late afternoon for parades and fireworks!

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