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  • 1. My Home Town: Huelva (Spain) By Antonia Dominguez Miguela
  • 2. Where is Huelva?
    • Huelva is in the southwest of Spain
    • It is very close to the coast
    • It is near the border with Portugal
  • 3. What is Huelva famous for?
    • Huelva was the originating place for the discovery of the America
    • Many of the first Europeans in America where from Huelva and its surrounding villages.
    • It has one of the oldest football clubs in Europe
    • The pilmigrimage to the Virgin of El Rocio’s Chapel is one of the most important in Europe
  • 4. Huelva and the Discovery of America
    • Cristobal Colon arranged his trip to unknown land in La Rabida, a monastery very close to the city.
  • 5. Huelva and the Discovery of America
    • Many of the members of Colon’s crew were from Palos de la Frontera and Moguer, nearby towns.
  • 6. Real Club Recreativo de Huelva
    • The “Recreativo de Huelva is the oldest football club in Spain and one of the oldest in Europe.
  • 7. Romeria de la Virgen del Rocio
    • It is an old Romeria which pays tribute to the Virgin of el Rocio.
    • Millions of people take part in the pilgrimage to her chapel in The National Park of Doñana every year
  • 8. What I like most about Huelva:
    • Beautiful white-sand beaches
    • The breeze coming from the sea