La Furia Roja
*Spain is an important place for Catholicism.
*Spain is the fourth largest country in Europe in size, and the sixth largest in population.
*This country has a Constitutional Monarchy.
*Spain's motto is, "Plus Ultra" or in other terms, "Further Beyond"
*Spain's anthem is, "Marcha Real" which is, "Royal March"
*In 2007 Spain became the second most visited country, after France.
Spain's currency is in Euros (I mean it is in Europe). Spain is on Europe's Iberian Peninsula, it's capital is Madrid, and it has a population of about 46.77 million (2014). Because it is a Constitutional Monarchy, Spain has a monarch, Felipe VI, it also has a Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy. Spain also has a lot of tourist sites.
Points of Interest
<>Great Mosque of Cordoba
<>Royal Palace of Madrid
And those are only a few places that there are.
Ibiza has a lively nighttime scene. It has major European clubs, but also quiet and quaint villages, yoga retreats, beaches lined with hotels, bars, and shops.
Royal Palace of Madrid
Was the official residence of the Spanish Royal family, but it is now only used for state ceremonies.
Great Mosque of Cordoba
It was a former Islamic mosque. Since 1236, it has been a Catholic Christian cathedral. The Great Mosque of Damascus was used as a model by Abd al-Rahman for the creation for the Great Mosque of Cordoba
Royal Palace of Madrid
A Spanish ratatouille of tomatoes, peppers, onions, garlic, zucchini, and olive oil (of course).It is a side dish of meats, sometimes even with an egg on top.
A rice-based Valencian dish that is internationally known. It is chicken or rabbit, maybe even a mixture of the two, white and green beans, and other vegetables. What is also common is having an array of seafood mixed in with savory rice. The seafood could be an assortment of calamari, clams, mussels, scampi or fish. For daredevils a black rice stained in octopus ink.
Pulpo a La Gallega
An octopus dish that is soaked in paprika, crusty rock salt and a drizzle of olive oil. It is a classic Galician dish that is served in many Galician restaurants. It is usually served with a potato or two on a wooden platter.
Basically a pudding made up of at least three different milks (leches), and has a caramelized sugar covering, that somewhat morphs with the 'pudding' while it bakes.
A scroll-like pastry that is sugary and flaky. Spain serves then in every pastry shop. They serve them for breakfast and an afternoon snack. The people usually dip in their coffee or chocolate.
These delicious treats are originally from Spain, but are found throughout Lain America. They are like mini, folded pies. They have a baked or fried crust and inside it has a fruit jelly, compote, or like a pie filling (like pumpkin).It can also be a savory empanada which it is then filled with meat, vegetables, or even cheese.