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Nov 19, 2012

Picture of the Day: The Umbracle in Valencia, Spain

Picture of the Day: The Umbracle in Valencia, Spain

THE UMBRACLE IN VALENCIA, SPAIN Photograph by David Iliff L’Umbracle, part of the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències (City of Arts and Sciences) complex in Valencia, Spain, is a landscaped walk with plant species indigenous to Valencia (such as rockrose, lentisca, romero, lavender, honeysuckle, bougainvillea, palm tree). The Umbracle is…

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Jul 18, 2012

The Stunning Cliffside City of Ronda, Spain

The Stunning Cliffside City of Ronda, Spain

Ronda is a city in the Spanish province of Málaga. It is located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of the city of Málaga with a population of approximately 35,000 inhabitants. Ronda was first settled by the early Celts, who, in the 6th century BC, called it Arunda. Later Phoenician settlers established themselves nearby…

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