The history of Lleida (sp. Lérida) has evolved around the hill of la Seu, since it has always been the place where the representative infrastructures of the social control power have been located: the Andalusian fortress (La Suda) and the mosque, and later the cathedral (La Seu Vella). The hill was, moreover, a good defense place …More
Fonolleres castle (cat. Castell de Fonolleres) is located in the highest part of Fonolleres, in the municipality of Granyanella (Segarra), declared a cultural asset of national interest.
When it comes to its structure, it has a ground floor, with an interior courtyard which possibly was the place-of-arms, the first and second floors have openings and walls …More
Valday’s location is on the majestic Valday Lakeshore, thanks to which it got its name. Beautiful and picturesque forests surround it. Valday was a palace village until 1654, then it was given to the Iversky monastery in 1764, and it received it’s town status in 1770.
Various crafts developed rapidly due to its location on the …More
Kizhi Pogost, Russia. Feather and watercolor.
I wish you a very beautiful year in Russia!
Look here for details about the author of the blog, Catalan artist, Joan Mañe FortMore
The French steam locomotive Hudson 232 U1 from 1949.
The locomotive was first built as part of an order with the Société Alsacienne de Constructions Mécaniques in 1935. Construction was delayed by the war and wouldn’t continue until 1949 when the unit was completed by Corpet-Louvet, incorporating a number of upgrades. This particular locomotive worked the …More
White Mercedes Biplace Sport 37/70 from 1906, six cylinders, 9495 cc, 70 HP, 90 km/hMore
What to take on a hike in the mountains? This is what my blog is about today.
Equipment. Regardless of the weather, a hiker’s backpack should always include waterproof and windproof clothing, such as Gore-tex, and warm clothing (fleece, thermal underwear, etc.). In winter, a spare pair of warm gloves is a must. You will also …More
Remei Castle (cat. Castell del Remei) and its wineries
Its history as enclave focus is dated back to almost 2,000 years, during which Castell del Remei has been denominated Choris, Cortis, Tower of Cortesa, Tower of n’Eral, Tower of Obispo and Tower of Remei. Furthermore, it has been property of the County of Urgell, …More
Leon Bollee blue tricar with one cylinder (900 cc). Max. speed: 20 km/h. Made in FranceMore
Toss and turn in bed at midnight, but can’t sleep? Before you start taking pills, try natural sleeping pills. This is what my post is about today.
Milk has traditionally been used for this purpose, very often by grandmothers. A glass of warm milk with a drop of honey soothes not only our childhood memories but …More