Schlagwort-Archive: Christopher Columbus

Lisbon: Monument to the Discoveries

My first trip to Lisbon was long ago, sometime at the end of the 1970s. All I remembered was the wonderful Monument to the Discoveries. Exactly that was for me the byword of Lisbon, not much else. And this year … Weiterlesen

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Barcelona: Columbus Monument

Did you ever visit Barcelona? If yes, you will remember that great monument which stands at the end of La Rambla, near the sea. Right? But what about the history? On 10th May 1881, Barcelona City Council agreed to erect … Weiterlesen

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