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Tricycle car by Bonet from 1890

Tricycle car by Francesc Bonet from 1890 (replica) 

Francesc Bonet Dalmau (Valls, 1840-1898) was a Spanish industrial engineer of Catalan origin, manufacturer of the textile sector, passionate about opera and travel, who in 1889 patented and built the first car in Spain, known as Bonet car.

Engine: Daimler, 462 cc 

Power: 11 HP

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PortAventura World Resort opens on July 8th

PortAventura World is ready to open its doors on July 8th, as a safe tourist destination. This opening marks the beginning of the Resort’s 2020 season, which will also coincide with the start of the summer campaign.

In the first phase of the return to activity, the company has launched a number of special measures to …

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The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Mataró and its beaches

Mataró (cat. Mataró) is the capital and largest town (resort) of the comarca of the Maresme, in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia Autonomous Community, Spain. It is located on the Costa del Maresme, to the south of Costa Brava, 30 kilometres north-east of Barcelona.

History

The city of Mataró has its origins in Roman times, …

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Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch

The National Museum of Science and Industry of Catalonia – a key point of the European Route of Industrial Heritage

The National Museum of Science and Industry of Catalonia (cat. El Museu de la Ciència i de la Tècnica de Catalunya, mNACTEC) – a key point of the European Route of Industrial Heritage.

The mNACTEC is one of the three national museums of Catalonia according to the Museums Act (Law 17/1990 of 2 November), and depends on …

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Modern science and engineering with Ivan Stepanyan

We want to create the Pyrenean axis, which will connect all the universities in this area, says Quim Salvi, Rector of the University of Girona

University of Girona (UdG) is a public institution integrated into the system of Catalan state universities. The university was opened in 1991, but its prototype has existed in Girona since 1446. It was then that the Estudi General training center was created, which had the right to award academic degrees in such fields as rhetoric, …

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