Palma de Mallorca is the capital of the Governments of the Balearen. Political, economical as well as cultural center not only Mallorcas, but also from Menorca, lbiza, Fomentera and Cabrera. Over 305,000 inhabitants.
This wonderful cathedral is a magnificent example of the ancient Kingdom of Aragon, and it is actually one of the best cathedrals of Spain. Its pinacles, towers and arches are really impressive. This cathedral is the best reason, more important than beaches, to visit the Balearic Islands.
This railway has connected the city of Palma de Mallorca with the small town of Soller since 1912. The train travels 27 km along its narrow-gauge track through beautiful landscapes, and has completely retained its original character
Designed by the engineer Montaigu, the Castle of La Palma was built between 1731-44 over the remains of a previous fortress. It was twinned with the Castle of San Felipe, situated on the other side of the entrance to the estuary. Little remains of its original layout, modified by reconstruction in 1895.
Within a space of about 1 1/3 miles, there are 10 traffic signals (a combination of actual traffic signals and "Ped Xings") along this stretch of Walker St., all within the city of La Palma, CA, where I grew up. Everything was all fine and dandy until the city started putting up all the ped xings in the mid 90's, and now if you drive anywhere up or down Walker St. in La Palma, you're probably g...
Groningen Airport Eelde (IATA: GRQ, ICAO: EHGG) is a civilian airport near Eelde, The Netherlands just south of Groningen.
bmi Regional operates a scheduled passenger service with Aberdeen, but the airport is mostly used for charter flights to holiday destinations in Greece, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. In 2005, the airport handled 163.000 passengers.
This palace is one of the dozens of royal palaces in Spain. His Majesty the King Don Juan Carlos I of Spain doesn´t usually live there but this palace was very visitted by the Spanish kings in the XIX century. It is located in Santander (North of Spain). Although it isn´t as big as other royal palaces in Spain, it is very beautiful and it is circundated by a lovely environment of trees, grass a...
The former military prison El Matorral which has now been transformed into a detention camp for illegal immigrants and which is located right beside the airport. The inmates are kept there for 40 days before they are either deported back home or to mainland Spain depending on their country of origin. Never yet have journalists been allowed to enter the building.
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