The Monastery of El Escorial: all its history

The Monastery of San Lorenzo del Escorial is one of the best-known monuments in Spain, but do you know how was its construction process? Who built it and what’s the history of this magnificent construction?

The biggest and most beautiful cathedrals of Europe

Cathedrals are one of the most important representations of the architectural art trough out the history of civilizations. Imposing constructions of stone built as temples all over the map. Most of the cities around the world have one, but here we will talk about the biggest, tallest and most beautiful of Europe.

Machu Picchu: how and when was it built

Machu Picchu is Peru’s tourist destination by excellence. In 1983 was declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO and in 2011 entered the list of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. But how and when this old Inca city was built?

Golden Gate, how and when was it built?

One of the most famous monuments in the United States is, without a doubt, the Golden Gate Bridge, but do you know everything behind such a distinguished bridge?

Which are the biggest countries in the world?

Have you ever wondered which are the biggest countries in the world? Looking at a world map you can already get an idea of what are the countries that occupy the most extension on our planet. However, some may surprise you. Do you want to know more? Keep reading!

Karst relief and how does it form?

You probably recognize the curious landscapes of the Enchanted City of Cuenca in Spain or the famous Aggtelek caves, in Hungary, these last ones being a World Heritage Site since 1995. What you may not know is that these two places have something in common: they are two types of karst relief. In today’s post we are going to tell you what a karst relay is and how the structures that characterize it are formed

Petra city: how and when was it built

The first occidental men in access to the ruins of the city of Petra was a swiss archaeologist called Johann Ludwig Burckhardt that was disguised as a Jordan and discovered that way the old capital of the Nabataeans. Currently, the historical enclave of Jordany is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and it is protected by UNESCO.

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San Andreas fault: length and earthquakes

San Andreas fault travels 1300 km through the California state and Lower California in Mexico. It is one of the most famous faults due to its very active seismic activity.    

The Ebro Delta: features, formation and activities

The Ebro Delta is one of the most significant geographical features of Spain due to its immense biodiversity and for being one of the most humid areas of Catalonia. All its wild nature contrasts immensely with the human cohabitation and the agricultural transformation.