Janovas, Ghost Ruins
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Janovas, Ghost Ruins

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A view of some buildings almost destroyed. Roofless houses, the school, the narrow lanes, and an impressive silence. Trees growing inside the places where once upon a time there was a family around a chimney... balconies, beams over the floors, back yards... everything is there, as a mute witness of a terrible injustice.

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A: Janovas, Inner View of the Church

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B: Janovas Romanic Church

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C: Janovas, Panoramic view

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D: Suspension Bridge over Ara River

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F: Cancias View Point of the Pyrenees

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G: Aínsa, Castle

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H: Aínsa, Castle

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I: Ainsa, Square

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Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in Spain, Europe

Aceasta este un ansamblu a Europe

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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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