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Top of the hill!

On our walk to the top of the funicular railway...
MONSERAT

August 26th 2007
... unfortunately, I ran out of space in the previous journel... but these photo's cant be left off. Monsserat is a National Park, consisting of a 16th century monastry and basillica. It houses some 80 monks and the oldest boys's choir in Europe. The monks lives are dedicated to prayer and worship of the Black Madonna, also known as the Moreneta. This is due to the dark colour she has become over ... read more
Europe » Spain » Catalonia

Spanish Flag Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
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