Lanzarote is a beautiful island that is of volcanic origin. The Spanish island, is the easternmost of the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean ca. 125 km off the coast of Africa as well as 1,000 km from the Iberian Peninsula. In 1730, the island was hit by a volcanic eruption. The eruption created 32 new volcanoes with a stretch of 18 km. You know, everything that appears black is lava !
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.
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...
"Ile des faisans" is the most little condominium in the world. In this place was signed (7 november 1659) a peace treaty between spain and France (the Pyrenees Peace). Since this day, this island is a condominium. During 6 mounth this island is French. The other six Mounth, this island is Spanish.
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!
Recentely discovered in the Lanzarole island of the Canary Islands (Spanish territory, west of Africa) This gigantic mysterious "kind" of arrow (100meters long !). Nobody knows who built it, but there is something sure: it´s absolutely new, because it doesn´t appear on the satellite views of the 20th century. May be it´s only a joke. The place is a natural park, and the "author&...
Bioko Island is an 800 square mile island located 20 miles (32 km) off the coast of Cameroon in west central Africa. Bioko, formerly Fernando Po, is a part of the African country of Equatorial Guinea, known as Spanish Guinea before its independence from Spain in 1968. E...
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