Fairy tales of Andorra by Marsel Dan

Star flower

Star flower

Once upon a time, many centuries ago when man hadn’t come to Earth yet, nature lived in absolute harmony. At night, stars sang their magic songs in the dark sky and below everybody listened to them: the birds, trees and flowers, and the inhabitants of the mountains and woods.

Once an angel, God’s messenger, was …

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Valira

Valira

In a country far, far away, where white mountain tops touch the wonderful azure sky, there is an ancient legend about the power of the world that surrounds us, about our unity and about the integrity of all living things.

Once upon a time, a long time ago, among these wonderful mountains there lived a group …

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Fairy tales of Andorra by Marsel Dan

A magic snowflake

A magic snowflake

In a small mountain village of Andorra, there lived a little boy called Andre. He lived with his grandmother. His mum died when he was just a baby and his dad had gone to work in a country far away.

Every year on Christmas Eve, Andre saw his neighbours’ families gather in their houses …

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Beast of dove

Beast of dove

One summer day, a sparrow saw a dove crying up in a high tree. He flew up to her and asked what had happened. The dove told him her sad story.

She was born slim and beautiful. Everybody had always admired her since her childhood. They said she was like an eagle with her …

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A white birch and a sparrow

A white birch and a sparrow

Once upon a time, in a small mountain village there lived two lovers. They never parted from each other even for a second, sharing happiness, sorrow and joy.

Once an incredibly pretty girl appeared in their village, her beauty was enchanting, but her cold eyes …

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Little mouse Carlito

Little mouse Carlito

Unexpected meetings that change our thoughts and our attitude to people often happen in our life.

Once I made friends with a magician named Carlos. He came from Germany and lived in one of the streets of our town. His eyes, voice and wise thoughts made me stop to listen and speak to him.

We …

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Lake Engolasters

Lake Engolasters 

In Andorra, there are different lakes, but one of the most popular is the Lake of Engolasters, possibly, thanks to its location. It is located above the capital of the Principality, or according to a story, its location is due to…

In distant and almost forgotten times, there was a rich and beautiful town …

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Rabbit Joselito

Rabbit Joselito
He was born in an olive grove where the sun, having risen in the azure sky, caressed the ground with its warm rays and shined onto the trees’ leaves.

From early childhood, Joselito was swift and curious. Once he asked his grandpa, an old and wise rabbit, why the olives matured on the trees in …

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The princess Whiteflower

The princess Whiteflower

Once upon a time, high in the mountains in Andorra, a miracle happened: God’s mother appeared. She was called Meritxell, that in Latin means Light in the Middle of the Day; and the local inhabitants began to worship her as their divine patroness. On the place where the miracle had happened, they built …

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