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|El Delfin Verde Resort|
Location: Torroella de Montgri Costa Brava, Spain
|Dam of red toxic mud in the northern coast of Spain full with residues of a close manufacturing plant of aluminium||10/10/2010||891|
|When the visigothic Kingdom of Spain was surrended by Moors invaders (year 711), the northern zone mantained its independence. Soon, appeared the christian kingdom of Asturias, which capital, Oviedo, was a splendorous court where it was constructed this cathedral, started in IX c. and finished in XV c. in Gothic style.||05/27/2006||339|
|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...||10/07/2005||541|
|The Camino de Santiago through Northern Spain is the longest footpath in the world. Cap Finisterre is the end of the Camino, "the road under the stars." Pilgrims in the medieval world followed the pale arm of Milky Way. It pointed to the edge of the known world: Cap Finisterre, Galicia. Galicia has a very Celtic landscape. |
On Nov. 11, 2002 there occurred a huge oil-tanker disaster (the ...
The most beautiful small village at the rather "touristy" Costa Brava north of Barcelona. If you have not been there, then you must go!!!
|Thousands of plastic greenhouses to grow tomatoes etc. for whole northern Europe spoil the landscape of Andalucia...|
Easy to see that tourism isn´t the theme of today anymore.
|Bilbao's port is the biggest in Spain, with over 30km of docks. It's only Spain's 3rd in traffic, after Barcelona and Algeciras. Great enlargement projects have been developed in the last years, as you can see the large red and pink docks in the southern section didn't exist when the satellite images were taken!||09/12/2005||570|
|One of the most important private universities in Spain.|
Located in a 13th century Monastery
|Also known as Isla Perejil. Island with an interesting story: The island's sovereignty is in dispute between Morocco and Spain. The islet was never mentioned in the Morocco's treaty of independence from Spain which is the cause of the current dispute. For more info, follow link below.|
|Formerly Covadonga Ntnl. Park, the newly enlarged Park covers three impressive limestone massifs, the highest in Northern Spain's Cantabrian Mountains. Loved by trekkers, naturalists and rock climbers from all Europe. The most famous mountain is Picu Urriellu or Naranco de Bulnes (2510m), where many alpinists lost their lifes.||09/02/2005||875|
|A crippled tanker carrying more than 20 million gallons (around 67,000 tons) of oil split in half off the northwest coast of Spain. 20 Nov 2002.||09/30/2005||791|