Spain

Berga Live Cam, Spain – Panorama

by on Sep.13, 2016, under Cams, Spain

GD Star Rating
loading...
GD Star Rating
loading...

Berga – located in the area of Catalonia. Small and cozy town attracts travelers who want to enjoy the tranquility, comfort, pleasure to walk through the quiet streets and relax in nature, looking Berg sights. It attracts thousands of tourists to take part in the festival “La Patum”.

Berga derives its name from the Bergistani, an Iberian tribe which lived in the area before the Roman conquest. The Bergistani were first subdued by Hannibal in 218 BC. They rebelled twice against the Romans and were twice defeated; after their second uprising, much of the tribe was sold into slavery. Livy mentions their principal town, Castrum Bergium, which was probably the precursor of the present-day town of Berga.

Berga was ruled by viscounts in the Early Middle Ages and had its own counts from 988.

Berga was sold to king Peter II of Aragon in 1199.

In May, 2012, the town council passed a motion declaring King Juan Carlos ‘persona non grata’ following a series of scandals involving the royal family, most notably the king’s recent elephant hunting trip to Africa in the middle of Spain’s deepening recession.

Leave a Comment more...

Almuñécar Marina del Este Live Cam, Spain – Port

by on Sep.13, 2016, under Cams, Spain

GD Star Rating
loading...
GD Star Rating
loading...

Almuñécar began as a Phoenician colony named Sexi, and even today, some of its inhabitants still call themselves Sexitanos. Under the Moors, Almuñécar blossomed as the fishing town of al-Munakkab (المُنَكَّب) or Ḥiṣn-al-Munakkab (حصن المنكب). Although the Phoenician and Roman history of the district was known from Greek and Roman sources it was not until the 1950s that significant archaeological evidence was discovered.

Seaport Marina del Este – located on the coast of the province of Granada, in a cozy picturesque bay near La Herradura, between Nerja and Almuñécar.

The port 227 berths and a special dock for ship repairs. Like the port is located on a small island «Las Caballas», which is located opposite the pier and protects it from the winds.

Spain is at the 4th place on the volume of freight traffic in the EU in 2010. Transportation of cargo in containers totaled 112 million tons, which made Spain the first place on this indicator. Together with the Netherlands, Belgium, Romania, Slovenia and Bulgaria, Spain is a country with a high proportion of transport outside the EU.

Leave a Comment more...

Gran Canaria Live Cam, Spain – Playa del Ingles

by on Sep.13, 2016, under Cams, Spain

GD Star Rating
loading...
GD Star Rating
loading...

Stretched to a length of 2.7 km of the beach of Playa del Ingles is one of the most famous in Europe. From east to adjoin the beach of San Agustin, and from the west – Maspalomas Guests waiting here a favorable climate of Gran Canaria and a special “factor of well-being”, so the beach is very popular throughout the year: this is the full tourist route in Spain.

On this beach you will find a bright sun and a lot of fun, here we offer a variety of opportunities for leisure and sports activities, including jet ski, sailing, windsurfing, water skiing and much more.

There are several versions of the origin of the name. According to one of the most probable versions, in the early XX century, this is not the equipped area became a regular vacation bohemia French, but local people referred to them by the British.

Playa del Inglés is a elongated beach with high sand dunes, bordered on one side with San Agustin and the other – the center of Maspalomas.

The area of ​​this resort until 1960 appeared as the desert has not yet begun large-scale construction of the tourist zone. In recent years it has undergone renovation, as constructed of large concrete blocks, in sharp contrast to the surrounding countryside. In Playa del Inglés operates a sufficient number of shopping centers.

The population of Playa del Inglés was 17 158 in 2002 and continues to grow.

Leave a Comment more...

Page 5 of 1112345678910LAST