Spain Links = Enlaces a España

Spain Flag What would locals like others know about Spain (España)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesReforestation company ‘devastated’ after causing wildfire in SpainSpanish village seeks Unesco world heritage status for outdoor chats – GuardianScenes from a Tourism Distaster: The Empty Spanish Resorts of Covid Summer @FeargusOSull‘For me, this is paradise’: life …

Barcelona

Photo: Ajuntament Barcelona, Dalí (Some rights reserved) A cosmopolitan home to 1.5 million, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of Catalonia. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/kV4kZefA8HfVmvZX7 Natural WorldBarcelona is located on the Iberian Peninsula’s Mediterranean coast on a plateau bordered by the Colllserola mountain range and the Llobregat and Besòs rivers. Parc Natural …

Barcelona Links

Barcelona Flag What would locals like others know about Barcelona? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlineshttp://www.totemtourism.com/this-weeks-news-and-views/barcelonas-new-mayor-to-curb-unsustainable-tourismhttp://thebreathingforest.com/guide-to-barcelonaThe Battle of Barcelona: Pissed Off Residents Vs Drunk, Naked Tourists – @SamShepEdwardshttp://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/an-architectural-tour-of-the-sagrada-familia/6361664Naked Italians Spark Protestshttp://www.citylab.com/housing/2015/02/16-maps-that-explain-barcelona/385117http://www.theatlanticcities.com/jobs-and-economy/2014/04/tourism-ruining-barcelona/8918http://www.transitionsabroad.com/listings/travel/travel_to_eat/cooking-schools-and-markets-in-barcelona-spain.shtmlVecinos de lugares turísticos narran cómo les afecta vivir rodeados de turistas en verano CineIndifest, el Festival de Cinema Indígena de Barcelonaindifest.org …

Galicia

Galicia Flag Galicia is an autonomous community in northwestern Spain along the Atlantic and Bay of Biscay. Santiago de CompostelaThe capital is Santiago de Compostela, destination for those following the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route. LanguageTwo languages are official and widely used today in Galicia: Galician and Spanish. Galician is a Romance language closely related …

Santiago de Compostela

Photo: Santiago Lopez-Pastor, Museo do Pobo Galego, Convento de Santo Domingo de Bonaval (Some rights reserved) Santiago de Compostela is a World Heritage City, pilgrimage destination, and cultural capital. Google Maps BackgroundCapital of Galicia, Santiago is also a center of institutional services. The city has a deep-rooted university tradition. Key Linkssantiagodecompostela.org – YouTubesantiagoturismo.com – @santiagoturismo …

1519 – 2019+

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Teruel

Photo: Jocelyn Erskine-Kellie, La Escalinata Wikipedia: Teruel is a city in Aragon, located in eastern Spain, and is also the capital of Teruel Province. It has a population of 35,675 in 2014 making it the least populated provincial capital in the country. It is noted for its harsh climate, with a very big daily variation …

Oviedo, Spain

Photo: David Álvarez López, Catedral de San Salvador (Some rights reserved) Oviedo is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial center of the region. It is also the name of the municipality that contains the city. Oviedo is located approximately 20 km (12 mi) to 25 …

Toledo, Spain

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, Vista de Toledo desde el Parador de Toledo (Some rights reserved) Toledo is a city and municipality located in central Spain; it is the capital of the province of Toledo and the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha. Toledo was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 for its extensive monumental …