The Latin American Flyer

By: Brice Witt

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Spain

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A European Country

The capital of Spain is Madrid. Popular sports include: fútbol, basketball, tennis, cycling, handball,motorcycling, Formula One, water sports, rhythmic gymnastics, golf, and skiing. Food that is eaten there often is Paella. Paella is a rice based dish made with seafood. In Paella, savory yellow rice is combined with tomatoes, onions, peas, shellfish, squid, clams, and chicken drumsticks.

El rio

River Minho

Minho or Miño is the longest river in Galicia, Spain, with a length of 340 kilometres. The name comes from Latin minius, meaning cinnibar, lead, or vermilion, essentially, "the red river".

El estadio

Camp Nou

Camp Nou "new field", often referred to as the "Nou Camp" in English, is a football stadium in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It has been the home of FC Barcelona since its completion in 1957.

With a seating capacity of 99,354 it is the largest stadium in Spain by capacity. It is also the largest stadium in Europe and the second largest association football stadium in the world in terms of capacity. It has hosted numerous international matches at a senior level, including a 1982 FIFA World Cup semi-final match, two UEFA Champions League finals and the football competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

La iglesia

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral.

The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, a cathedral of the archdiocese is in the World Heritage Site of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in Spain. The cathedral is the reputed burial-place of Saint James the Great, one of the apostles of Jesus Christ. The cathedral has historically been a place of pilgrimage on the Way of St. James, since the Early Middle Ages. The building is a Romanesque structure with later Gothic and Baroque additions.

Las montañas

Mulhacén

Mulhacén is the highest mountain in continental Spain and in the Iberian Peninsula. It is part of the Sierra Nevada range in the Cordillera Penibética. It is named after Abu l-Hasan Ali, or Muley Hacén as he is known in Spanish, the penultimate Muslim King of Granada in the 15th century who, according to legend, was buried on the summit of the mountain.

La plaza

Plaza Mayor

The Plaza Mayor was built during Philip III's reign (1598–1621) and is a central plaza in the city of Madrid, Spain. It is located only a few Spanish blocks away from another famous plaza, the Puerta del Sol. The Plaza Mayor is rectangular in shape, measuring 423 ft × 308 ft, and is surrounded by three-story residential buildings having 237 balconies facing the Plaza. It has a total of nine entrance ways. The Casa de la Panadería, serving municipal and cultural functions, dominates the Plaza Mayor.

El centro comercial

Centro Comercial Príncípe Pío

Centro Comercial Príncipe Pío is a shopping mall in the western part of the city of Madrid. The building that houses the spectacular shopping extravaganza started life as a railway station. It still performs that duty, though to a much lesser extent today than it once did. It also has some bus lines, as well as a Metro station, all of which means that access to and from Centro Comercial Príncipe Pío is about as good as it gets in Madrid.

La playa

Minorca

Minorca (or Menorca) is one of Spain’s Balearic islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Traditionally more low-key than its neighbors, Mallorca and Ibiza, it’s known for its endless beaches, from miles-long sandy crescents to rocky, turquoise-watered bays called “calas.” Pine trees fringe the coast. The capital, Mahon, is on a bluff overlooking a large harbor, with Georgian mansions and a church with 13th-century roots.

El museo

Museo Arqueológico Nacional

The National Archaeological Museum of Spain is a museum in Madrid, Spain, which is now open after its renovations. It is located beside the Plaza de Colón, sharing its building with the National Library.

La escuela

Colegio Internacional De Madrid

Since 1971 the International School of Madrid has been providing students with a broad and balanced British education. Now home to over 700 students aged between 3 to 18, the school follows the English National Curriculum and is known for its child centred approach, happy atmosphere and high standards of academic achievement.

El bosque

Iberian Peninsula

The woodlands of the Iberian Peninsula are distinct ecosystems on the Iberian Peninsula. Although the various regions are each characterized by distinct vegetation, the borders between these regions are not clearly defined, and there are some similarities across the peninsula.

La biblioteca

Biblioteca Nacional de España

The library was founded by King Philip V in 1712 as the Palace Public Library. The Royal Letters Patent that he granted, the predecessor of the current legal deposit requirement, made it mandatory for printers to submit a copy of every book printed in Spain to the library. In 1836, the library's status as Crown property was revoked and ownership was transferred to the Ministry of Governance. At the same time, it was renamed the Biblioteca Nacional.

El campo

Enfocamp - Campamentos de verano

Since 1989, ENFOCAMP has provided the answer for children and teenagers who want to spend a unique summer making friends, having fun, experiencing new things and learning languages in an international summer camp.


El restaurante

Flamenco Restaurant El Corral de la Morería

The Corral de la Morería was inaugurated on 25th May 1957, making it the oldest flamenco show restaurant in Madrid. Its owner, Manuel del Rey, wanted to offer the best for his customers from the very beginning, hiring the best chefs and the most distinguished artists, such as Blanca del Rey, Antonio Gades, Lucero Tena, Pastora Imperio, Mario Maya or "el Güito". In all aspects, the restaurant strives to offer an exquisite service to the customer, and this is what makes El Corral de la Morería one of the best "tablao flamenco" restaurants in Spain.

El parque

Buen Retiro Park

The Buen Retiro Park is one of the largest parks of the city of Madrid, Spain. The park belonged to the Spanish Monarchy until the late 19th century, when it became a public park. The Buen Retiro Park is a large and popular 1.4 km2 park at the edge of the city center, very close to the Puerta de Alcalá and not far from the Prado Museum. A magnificent park, filled with beautiful sculpture and monuments, galleries, a peaceful lake and host to a variety of events, it is one of Madrid's premier attractions. The park is entirely surrounded by the present-day city.

El lago

Laguna del Duque o de Solana

On this route you will discover a huge variety of trees such as birches, ash trees, holly trees ...; shrubs such as heather, hawthorn, broom serrano and herbaceous plants that surround the great lake of glacial origin.