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Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

Camino de Santiago in Spain What one must understand about Santiago de Compostela. To set out on the way to Santiago de Compostella/ Saint-Jacques de Compostelle is a spiritual adventure - for on the Camino we could draw on the imprinted energy of the countless pilgrims that have actually passed by doing this before us over numerous centuries. For the Method of St James has existed for greater than a thousand years, and in 1993 the Camino de Santiago was proclaimed a world heritage website.

The Method of St James is composed of several pilgrim paths which go across Europe, to merge in the Pyrenées prior to traversing Spain. Our forefathers made their visit to Santiago making use of the sunlight, moon and also celebrities for navigation...leer más more

7 Wonders of the modern world

Taj Mahal Palace (India) List of the New 7 Wonders of the Modern World. These were elected by vote by more than 90 million people, through a competition held in 2007. He was inspired by the list of the 7 wonders of the ancient world.

We start with The Taj Mahal Palace of India. This majestic Palace is located in Agra, northern India. As it could not be otherwise, it has also been declared a World Heritage Site. His style ranges from Islamic, Persian, Turkish and Indian. Its facade is white marble with different ornamentations. Its buildings stand out: the mosque, the mausoleum and the jawab. It has gardens full of flowers and in which there are numerous paths and water mirrors, where this spectacular work of architecture is reflected.....leer más more

Things to do in Lourdes

Lourdes sanctuary in FranceLourdes is a small spiritual city. Crossed by the Gave de Pau River, it is located in the south-west of France. The city is famous with its observations of the Virgin Mary. The city is surrounded by a sacred atmosphere. Millions of pilgrims visit the city all year round. The city has a quiet life. The people of the city are very honest and spiritual.

Lourdes is a beautiful city where you can spend your holidays perfectly. It is a place where you can enjoy a relaxing and peaceful stay. Getting to a beautiful paradise now has become a game for a couple of hours. High-speed Eurostar trains also have a link to this location. You can take the train from the international station of St Pancras, London to Paris, after Paris, changing your train to Lourdes can reach...leer más more

Visit El Escorial - The Palace of Escorial

Monastery of San Lorenzo del EscorialSpain is well-known for the discovery and conquest of the cruise, the literary heroes like Don Quijote, as well as the famous cuisine that has affected eating habits today around the world.

It is also famous for its famous historic site that has gained UNESCO World Heritage site. One of these sites is the Palace of El Escorial in the Northwest of Spain. Palacio del Escorial or the Royal Monastery of El Escorial to give it its official name is located in the arid mountains of Guadarrama, about 45 km from Madrid, capital of Spain.

It was completed in 1584, was built by order of Philip II. The vast complex that housed a monastery, Royal palaces....read more