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Zapatero y Rajoy durante su reciente visita a la región de Cantabria (España). Por sus gestos, Zapatero parecía notar la falta de oxígeno tras la ascensión mientras que Rajoy quedó sorprendido al notar nuestra presencia en el lugar.  El mirador en el que se encuentran forma parte del recorrido de la ruta PR-S17 (Pico Castillo) que parte del pueblo de Puente Viesgo. Ésta y otras rutas en: www.CantabrU.com

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C: Wooden bridge in Puente Viesgo

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Wooden bridge over the river Pas passing through Puente Viesgo, in the region of "Valles Pasiegos", C...

Wooden bridge in Puente Viesgo

D: Locomotora Vapor Reyerta :: www.CantabrU.com

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F: Old railway station Puente Viesgo

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Old railway station in Puente Viesgo, region of "Los Valles Pasiegos", Cantabria, Spain. Located a fe...

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G: Monasterio de Soto Iruz

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Monasterio de Soto Iruz

H: Colegiata de Santa Cruz de Castañeda

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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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