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Santa Pola, Spain

Santa Pola, Spain

Santa Pola – madinga vieta, kuri turistus vilioja paplūdimiais ir jūros pakrante. Čia taip pat yra akvariumas, pramogų parkas. Jūsų laukia itin didelis barų ir kavinių pasirinkimas. Istorinį ir kultūrinį šio krašto paveldą geriau pažinsite apsilankę tokiose žymiose vietose kaip Šv. Marijos bazilika, Altamiros rūmai. Daug turistų pritraukia ir tokie lankytini objektai kaip Elčės palmių plantacija ir Santa Barbaros pilis. Santa Pola turi ką pasiūlyti …

Moorish Spain

Moorish Spain

Internal divisions within Moorish rule largely explain why the Moors didn’t conquer the whole peninsula in those early days. Had they done so Spain may well have remained a Muslim state until today. Instead an Asturian mountaineer called Pelayo led a band of Christians to the first victory over the Moors at Covadonga in 718. The reconquest had begun. Strangely Moorish Spain wasn’t really ruled by Arabs. It is true that many high positions were taken …

Average Salary in Spain

Average Salary in Spain

The minimum wage in Spain is known as SMI (Salario Mínimo Interprofesional) and applies to all workers regardless of their age, gender or employment contract, including casual and temporary work or personal work within the service of a household. The Spanish minimum wage (or salario, wages in Spanish) is revised and set each year by the government through a Royal Decree. A variety of factors come in to play when deciding the minimum wage, including …

flights from lax to Spain

flights from lax to Spain

Question : What is the cheapest round-trip ticket you can get to Madrid? Answer : Ticket costs are hitting as high as $7, 602 over the next three months when flying to MAD from LAX. Check out Delta Air Lines, as they have been booking customers at just $441. Question : If your plans are flexible, have you considered changing your departure day? Answer : The lowest-cost day to fly in August is Tuesday. Flexibility is paramount when booking travel plans …

Barcelona Spain population

Barcelona Spain population

Scientific evidence concerning e-cigarettes is still very limited, particularly in Europe. This is the first study to estimate the correlates of use of e-cigarettes in a representative sample of the general adult population in a Mediterranean city. The main limitation of our study is attrition of the cohort used, which could lead to a possible no participation bias. This is a cross-sectional study and it is only possible to assess associations, but …

Galicia, Spain

Galicia, Spain

Beaches are Galicia s main selling point in summer, but the region s towns and cities and the fantastic seafood are also big draws. Here are the Mawer family s highlights. Beaches Playa de la Lanzada Towards the end of the peninsula between the Pontevedra and Arousa rías , this spectacular, 1.5-mile arc of dune-backed beach faces the Atlantic, so can be great for body boarding. On a hot summer s day, literally thousands of Spaniards take a gentle …

Pilgrimage in Spain

Pilgrimage in Spain

Photo Miguel Ángel Muñoz Blas arriving at a courthourse in Spain last month. He was found guilty on Wednesday of murdering an American tourist who was on the Camino de Santiago. Credit Miguel Riopa/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A jury on Wednesday found a Spanish man guilty of murdering an American tourist who was on the Camino de Santiago, an ancient pilgrimage route, in 2015. The man, Miguel Ángel Muñoz Blas, 41, killed the tourist, Denise …

Costa Brava, Spain

Costa Brava, Spain

Whether you re looking for sandy beaches, rocky coves, tranquil villages or mountain scenery, Spain s Costa Brava has something to offer you. Situated in the north-east of the country overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the Costa Brava region enjoys hot summers and mild winters, making it an all-year-round holiday destination. There are plenty of opportunities in the Costa Brava to play golf, tennis or football, as well as to take part in water sports …

Merida, Spain

Merida, Spain

Merida Is the capital of the Extremadura region in Spain. Founded in 25 BC, Mérida was once the capital of the Roman province of Lusitania. The city still contains numerous well preserved Roman ruins, the group of which were declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1993. By train: The RENFE station in Merida is located on Calle Cardero. There are four trains to and from Cáceres (trip time: 1 hr.), five trains to and from Madrid (4.5-6 hours, 18.45-27 …

Running with the bulls Spain

Running with the bulls Spain

Revellers run in front of Cebada Gago fighting bulls during the first running of the bulls at the San Fermin Festival, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Friday, July 7, 2017. (AP) PAMPLONA, Spain – Two Americans and a Spaniard were gored Friday during the first running of the bulls of this year s San Fermin festival, medical officials in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona said. A 46 year-old Spanish man was undergoing surgery for serious injuries to …

Ibiza Spain beach

Ibiza Spain beach

Cala Jondal, San José Of the 80 beaches in Ibiza, Cala Jondal is the most relaxed. Set in a secluded bay, with some of the most atmospheric bars and restaurants, Cala Jondal feels serene, sophisticated and happening all at the same time. Housed in a conservation area and overlooked by pine-clad hills, it offers a 20-yard deep slab of sand and pebbles, which slopes gently into the clear waters. Of the 80 beaches in Ibiza, Cala Jondal is the most relaxed …

Flag of Spain

Flag of Spain

The Spanish flag. The flag of Spain has three horizontal bands of red, yellow and red, with the national coat of arms on the hoist side of the yellow band. The Spanish flag has undergone various changes over its history. The red and yellow flag we know today, often referred to in Spanish as the rojigualda, was originally designed after the flag of the Spanish merchant and war marines during the reign of Carlos (1785). The first flag to represent …

Consulate of Spain

Consulate of Spain

1405 Sutter Str San Francisco, CA 94109 (415) 922-2995 I bought a round trip ticket to Madrid from Las Vegas in February without realizing that I needed a Schengen Visa to go to Spain. Some time by mid May (around finals week) I realized that I needed an appointment for the visa and when I got onto the website the 1st available time slot was in August, after my departure date, bummer. My idea of the perfect getaway was crumbling before my eyes. Then …

Best beaches in Spain

Best beaches in Spain

Known to locals as the Galician Caribbean,the striking Illas Cies are a trio of pristine islands in Spain s northwest region of Galicia. The three islands lie partially exposed to the battering waves of the Atlantic Ocean, while their other sides face the Ria de Vigo, a tranquil estuary, and remains blissfully protected. The Cies can be reached by ferry from the town of Vigo and visitors should head to the two main isles, Illa do Monte Ayudo and …

Marriott Madrid Spain

Marriott Madrid Spain

Avenida de Aragon No 400 28022 Madrid Spain +34 914 004 400 I have to say, this hotel was pretty great (especially compared to the last hotel I stayed at in Europe). Clean, large room, quiet. The hotel staff was super friendly. The food was not the best, but you re in Madrid for Pete s sake, venture out and enjoy the local cuisine. I would definitely stay here again. My wife and I stayed here one night before flying back from Madrid to Dallas. I felt …