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 nights stars sang their magic songs in the dark sky and below everybody listened to them enchanted: birds, trees and flowers, inhabitants of mountains and woods.

Once an Angel, God’s messenger, was flying over the …

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Valira

Valira

One far away country, where white mountain tops touch the wonderful azure sky, has an ancient legend about the power of the world that surrounds us, about our unity, about the integrity of all the living.

Once upon a time, long time ago, among these wonderful mountains there lived an ancient people of wizards and magicians. Every …

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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. It so happened that he remained without parents in early childhood. His mom died when he was just a baby and his dad went to work in distant countries.

Every year at Christmas Eve Andre …

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Beast of dove

Beast of dove

One summer day a sparrow saw a crying dove up on 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 has always admired her since her childhood. They called her she-eagle with imperial bearing and talanted …

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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 attracted enormously, but her cold eyes frightened. She …

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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.

So, once I got acquainted with a magician named Carlos. He comes from Germany and lives in one of the streets of our town. His eyes, voice, wise thoughts make me involuntarily stop to listen and speak to …

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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, in this place there was a rich …

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Rabbit Joselito

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

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

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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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