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Sant Bartomeu i San Tecla Church in Sitges

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Wikipedia: "Sitges (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈsidʒəs], Catalan for silos) is a Spanish town about 35 kilometres southwest of Barcelona, renowned worldwide for its Film Festival and Carnival. Located between the Garraf Massif and the sea, it is known for its much-frequented beaches, nightspots, and historical sites.

While the roots of Sitges' artsy reputation date back to the late 19th century, when Catalan painter Santiago Rusiñol took up residence there during the summer, the town in the 1960s became a centre for the counterculture on the mainland of Spain (then still under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco), and became known as a sort of "Ibiza in miniature".

Today, Sitges' economy is based on tourism and culture offering more than 4,500 hotel beds, half of them in four-star hotels."

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A: Mirador de Sitges

摄影师Sergi March, 距离此处10远

Lookout high above the charming beaches and cliffs of Sitges. With its main church. Sitges is a touri...

Mirador de Sitges

B: Sitges - Sant Bartolome Church

摄影师Carsten Arenz, 距离此处30远

The church of Sant Bartolome is located direct at the mediterranean sea. From the plateau there is a ...

Sitges - Sant Bartolome Church

C: Palau Marycel, Sitges

摄影师Neil Scott, 距离此处100远

As a new VR photographer it is my aim to document as much of the town where i live, this is not for m...

Palau Marycel, Sitges

D: Sitges - Plaza

摄影师Carsten Arenz, 距离此处200远

Sitges - Plaza

E: Sitges, Breakwater

摄影师Neil Scott, 距离此处200远

As a new VR photographer it is my aim to document as much of the town where i live and work, this is ...

Sitges, Breakwater

F: Sitges. Cliff and Beaches

摄影师Sergi March, 距离此处210远

One of the many artificial reefs that are interspersed among small and welcoming beaches of Sitges, t...

Sitges. Cliff and Beaches

G: Sitges

摄影师Carsten Arenz, 距离此处210远

Sitges - A nice little town south of Barcelona. In summer when the evenings are warm there are lots o...

Sitges

H: Sitges - Beach Promenade

摄影师Carsten Arenz, 距离此处270远

Sitges is located about an hour south of Barcelona and especially during summer and weekends known fo...

Sitges - Beach Promenade

I: Sitges - Alley

摄影师Carsten Arenz, 距离此处390远

A typical alley in the town of Sitges with restaurants and bars. Nice place to be for partying during...

Sitges - Alley

J: Sitges Beach

摄影师Willy Kaemena, 距离此处470远

Wikipedia: "Sitges (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈsidʒəs], Catalan for silos) is a Spanish town about 35 k...

Sitges Beach

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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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