Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: History

World Tapas Day- Thursday 17th June

History of the Annual Celebration In 2016, Turespaña, Spain’s tourism agency, declared World Tapas Day on the third...

New Javea historical blog

The Arxiu de Xàbia has today launched an educational blog focussing on Javea's cultural history. "Els Papers de...

The history of the Osborne Bull

For many, the Osborne Bull is one of the universal symbols of the Spanish brand and has been with us for several...

Out and About in Potries (Water Route)

The Potries Water Route... a small and charming town in the region of La Safor, Valencia, is a cultural, tourist journey that...

Imagination of 1900 and the reality of the 21st century.

I happened to spot some whacky images last week, that were created by French artist Jean-Marc Cote, and a few others back in...

The Cabin on Top of the Montgó. How, Why and Where.

More than 200 years ago, a metre did not measure what it measures now. In 1790 France proposed to standardize the metric system to make it...

A Lighthearted Look at The Moors and Christians.

Ok so.. I have poured 5kg of crushed ice in a waterproof cooler bag and placed it strategically between my knees and...

Out and About at Palau Ducal in Gandia

PURE HISTORY The Palau Ducal dels Borja was declared a Site of Cultural Interest in 1964. It is one...

Origins of the Fallas Fiestas

It was in the 18th century that craftsmen and carpenters started to burn their waste wood , along with the wooden devices they...

A Trivial History of (David) Kent

Javea Connect member, David Kent , well amused the group today with a post about the origin of some well known...

Still Fighting the 200 Year Old War… Winning the Battles

An OPINION article in El Pais recently brought our attention to the fact that although the war against bull fighting goes on, the battles...

Replica of Magellan’s Ship on Display In Denia for Four Days

The replica of the first ship that went around the world can be visited from 10th to 13th May in Denia Port. (Story of Magellan...