EUROPE’S SAHARA: HOW SPAIN IS TURNING INTO A DESERT

EUROPE’S SAHARA: HOW SPAIN IS TURNING INTO A DESERT »

1 Jul, 2023
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Heatwaves are but one of climate change’s serious “offenses” responsible for the devastating droughts that go hand in hand with desertification. In the European Union, Spain is the most threatened by desertification. Thirty-one point percent of its land is affected by desertification while 20% is already desertified. One may not put all the blame on climate change, though. Human activity is a major offender. And people in the country are guilty of abusive use of natural resources..

SUNDAY, GRIM SUNDAY

SUNDAY, GRIM SUNDAY »

2 Jun, 2023
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The leftist parties suffered a debacle in the recent local elections thay they were not prepared for. The elections were a dress rehearsal for the upcoming parliamentary elections which were advanced by President Pedro Sanchez to 23 July of this year and from which a new President of the Government will emerge. As such, it's not quite likely that the "pregressives" could rise from their ashes even when that second defeat could mean the dismatling of Spain's welfars state.

THE GUIDEPOST GUIDE TO SPANISH CHEESES

THE GUIDEPOST GUIDE TO SPANISH CHEESES »

16 Dec, 2020
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There are approximately 100 Spanish cheeses with a Denomination of Origin and over 200 types of rural-produced small-farm cheeses throughout the country, including Girona´s 100% goat, and 100% sheep, cheese Ricotta with their symbolically renowned dessert called  “Mei I mató”, one of Salvador Dalí and the Adrìa Brothers' favorite desserts. 

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: IN SEARCH OF OUR LADY OF THE SPANISH WORLD 36 YEARS AGO

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: IN SEARCH OF OUR LADY OF THE SPANISH WORLD 36 YEARS AGO »

14 Oct, 2016
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It is said that Columbus stopped by the Guadalupe monastery to pray for the success of his expedition before setting out in what resulted in the unexpected discovery of the New World

SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THESE: Parador Hotel & Restaurant Carlos V

SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THESE: Parador Hotel & Restaurant Carlos V »

10 Dec, 2015
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Pamper yourself royally. Come to the parador where Charles V, once upon a time the world’s most powerful emperor, dwelt.

SPAIN TODAY: Lightning Strikes the Costa Thrice; Health Coverage in Sight for Illegal Aliens; Grandma’s Hut Downed

SPAIN TODAY: Lightning Strikes the Costa Thrice; Health Coverage in Sight for Illegal Aliens; Grandma’s Hut Downed »

1 Sep, 2015
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While lucky lightning strikes Costa del Sol thrice and illegal aliens may soon go to hospital Grandma Canarias is set free but can still lose her humble abode