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DEN HELLIGE UKE I PÅSKE Hellige uke bedre kjent som Semana Santa er den årlige kristne minnet om Jesús av Nasarets  lidenskap, død og oppstandelse. Derfor er det en periode med intens liturgisk aktivitet innenfor de forskjellige kristne tilståelser. Den begynner…

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20 Facts About Spain

20 Facts

When you think about Spain you might picture its pristine beaches and lovely weather. Maybe you also think about Flamenco and paella, but check out these surprising 20 facts about Spain you might not know yet! The Kingdom of Spain, as it is…

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Spain and its Sporting Heritage


Spain and its Sporting Heritage… The main national sport is football, and it’s true to say that in some regions, football is almost a religion! Historic battles are now settled on the pitch instead of the battlefield – although some…

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Cordoba and its Magnificent Mosque


Cordoba and its Magnificent Mosque… Known locally as Mezquita-Catedral, the Great Mosque of Cordoba is one of the oldest structures still standing from the time Muslims ruled Al-Andalus (Muslim Iberia including most of Spain, Portugal, and a small section of…

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ANDALUCIA’S GOLDEN TRIANGLE – SEVILLE, CORDOBA & GRANADA If you’re looking for a holiday visiting three stunning, historic, very different cities, come to Andalucia: majestic Seville, intimate Cordoba and spectacular Granada – each has its own perfectly preserved Mudejar gems…

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Schooling in Spain Explained

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  Schooling in Spain Explained Schooling in Spain is state funded and is compulsory between the ages of six years and sixteen, given that no courses are repeated. Although non-university education in state-funded schools is free in Spain, parents must…

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