Telera y alrededores desde Punta Zerruza
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Telera y alrededores desde Punta Zerruza

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A: Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Biescas

Par Ignacio Borrego Polanco, A 3.7 km

Biescas es uno de las primeras poblaciones en el Valle de Tena. Desde Biescas se pueden tomar dos dir...

Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Biescas

B: Wedding Day at Bubal

Par Ignacio Borrego Polanco, A 3.7 km

After wedding photos at Bubal, Tena Valley, located on Pyrennes Mountains (Aragon, Spain). An amazing...

Wedding Day at Bubal


Par Ignacio Borrego Polanco, A 3.8 km

La Taberna Forato ubicado en Biescas, es uno de los locales con más encanto del Valle de Tena. Un amb...

D: Polituara, Despoblados Valle de Tena

Par Ignacio Borrego Polanco, A 3.8 km

Polituara, situado a unos 6 kilómetros al norte de Biescas, es un pueblo deshabitado como consecuenci...

Polituara, Despoblados Valle de Tena

F: Bubal, Valle de Tena

Par Ignacio Borrego Polanco, A 4.4 km

Bubal village, located at the Tena Valley, an abandoned town used for educational programmes. Visitor...

Bubal, Valle de Tena

G: Bubal Dam

Par Jesús Ferrer, A 4.5 km

Búbal dam.

Bubal Dam

I: Lacuniacha Park

Par Ignacio Borrego Polanco, A 5.1 km


Lacuniacha Park

J: Lacuniacha Park (2)

Par Ignacio Borrego Polanco, A 5.1 km

Another view of Lacuniacha Park, located on Pyrennes Mountains, Huesca, Spain. The location is close ...

Lacuniacha Park (2)

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Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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