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The great sand castle of the pandemic | Culture

Sand castles are one of the first almost unconscious challenges in children’s games: finish it before the water carries you away. In Blokhus, a small coastal town in northwestern Denmark, an international group of 16 artists and eight expert sand-shaping technicians have challenged themselves by raising the world’s tallest tallest of its kind. Designed by […]

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The Roman castle of Sagunto: a neglected thousand-year-old history that is not told to the visitor | Culture

View of the castle of Sagunto, with the roofed visitor reception building finished and closed for 11 years and the stage of the Roman theater, lower left.Monica Torres The chroniclers say that Hannibal fell seriously wounded by a javelin and the siege of Sagunto was stopped for weeks. Once recovered, the Carthaginian general, at the […]

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Alcalá de Henares: The talisman could not save the castle | Culture

The Muslim builders made a very serious mistake that, in the end, facilitated the taking and destruction of the castle of almost two hectares of extension that they had erected on a clayey promontory near the Ecce Homo hill, on the outskirts of the current Alcalá de Henares. And, when they began to build the […]

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