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  • Mas de Buñol Vulture Feeding Time
    Spain’s ‘Vulture Man’
    For the past 25 years, ex-merchant marine Jose Ramon Moragrega has kept a daily appointment with up to five hundred Griffon vultures that descend on his Mas de Buñol property. Every morning at 9 a.m, Moragrega wheels out rabbit carcasses from his...
  • Spain's minimum age for marriage and consensual sex
    Spain marrying age has been raised from 14 to 16
    The minimum age to get married in Spain used to be 14. It was one of the lowest in Europe. Spain has finally raised the minimum age for marriage from 14 to 16. This comes as a protection for minors as well as to bring the country in line with...
  • Marta Xargay
    Spanish point guard Marta Xargay makes home debut for Mercury
    Marta Xargay Casademont stepped onto a WNBA home court for the first time Sunday, as the 24-year-old Spanish guard made her US Airways Center debut in the Phoenix Mercury's 70-60 win over the Seattle Storm. Xargay played two road games,...
  • A group in Pamploma
    My Pamplona
    Pamplona, Spain:So a couple of people recently got gored, so what?! It's a purely volunteer activity and in the nearly one hundred years since the Running of the Bulls became a "thing" in Pamplona, only 15 men have died from their...
  • 10 Hot photos of 2015 Wimbledon women's finalist Garbine Muguruza
    10 Hot photos of 2015 Wimbledon women's finalist Garbine Muguruza
    After her hard fought 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 win over Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinals, 21 year old Garbine Muguruza from Spain will face American Serena Williams in the women's final at Wimbledon in 2015. The appearance will be the first Grand...
  • Video: Running of the bull results in many injuries
    Video: Running of the bull results in many injuries
    [WARNING!] : Video shows potentially graphic material of people getting seriously injured during the running of the bulls.Reports are varying right as to the total number of injuries, but as at least three people were gored yesterday in the first...
  • Valladolid city architecture
    Visit Valladolid, Spain, for the wine and food and architecture
    Valladolid, the largest city in Castilla y Leon, is fortuitously sited in the Douro River Valley where the Pisuerga and Esgueva rivers meet. To give you an idea of its importance, Valladolid was once the capital of Spain, it was where the Catholic...
  • Hungry Haws
    BYU guard Tyler Haws awaits his fate at upcoming 2015 NBA Draft
    If things don't go the way BYU guard Tyler Haws hopes later this week and he ends up going undrafted at the upcoming 2015 NBA Draft, never fear.Europe is here. The BYU guard and the school's all time leading scorer now has a pro contract...
  • Castilla y Leon Spain tour
    Traveling to Spain this summer for fun and food!
    Last week friends invited me over for a visit. Since they live in the Castilla y Leon region it meant I was off to Spain for a few days of good food, good wine and great company.My first international airplane trip in two years brought many...
  • The Sun
    Woman sues eBay over rights to sell the sun
    Maria Duran has owned the sun for about five years now. She filed a claim with a Spanish notary office in 2010, after which she attempted to bill people who use solar power. Her claim was recognized by the Spanish courts because Spain is a country...
  • Cave homes of Purullena, Spain
    Cave homes of Purullena, Spain
    The famous cave homes near Purullena in the province of Granada, Spain are not just tourist attractions but homes and a community for approximately 2,200 Spanish residents. The caves, many of which have been passed down from generation to...
  • Charles Dutoit brings the music of Spain to San Francisco
    Charles Dutoit brings the music of Spain to San Francisco
    Swiss conductor Charles Dutoit brings the music of Spain to Davies Symphony Hall this week, leading the San Francisco Symphony in two works by Ravel - his Alborado del gracioso, and the comic opera L’Heure espagnole - and Manuel de Falla...
  • Spain honors the 500th anniversary of St. Teresa’s birth in Avila
    Spain honors the 500th anniversary of St. Teresa’s birth in Avila
    The Spanish city of Avila is celebrating the birth of St. Teresa 500 years ago within its formidable stone walls. Teresa Sanchez de Cepeda y Ahumada was born March 28, 1515, to Alonso Sanchez de Cepeda and his second wife, Beatriz de Ahumada....
  • Valladolid emerges as a hot spot on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula
    Valladolid emerges as a hot spot on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula
    Veteran visitors to eastern Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula may remember driving through the dusty little village of Valladolid (once known mainly as a spot to get good deals on locally made shoes) on their way to the nearby Maya ruins at Chichen...
  • Jimenez Fortes gored
    Jimenez Fortes gored: Bullfighter's gruesome goring, why is this a sport again?
    Video of Jimenez Fortes, a Spanish bullfighter at a festival in Madrid, being gored in the neck has surfaced online.The rampaging bull has left Fortes fighting for his life.WARNING: Graphic Content.Writes DeadSpin: “Torero Jiménez Fortes is...
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