MOUNTAINS IN ANDALUSIA In Andalusia there are two principal mountain ranges: Sierra Morena and the Betic Chains.
Sierra Morena is in the north. It´s old, low and eroded.
The Betic Chains are in the southeast. They have got new mountains. The most important peaks are: Mulhacén and Veleta.
Mulhacén Betic chains Sierra Morena Betic Chains map
PHOTOS BETIC CHAINS SUBBETIC RANGES
* FLORA * On the plain:
In the forest there are trees, for example; pine, oak, and cork.
On the plain there are bushes, shurbs and aromatic plants, for
example thyme and rosemary.
By the riverside :
There are willows , poplars , ashes next to the river
In marshes there are acuatic plants for example; rushes or catails.
FAUNA In Andalusia there are important mammals . There are iberian lynxes, foxes and deer. The iberian lynxes live in Doñana (Huelva)
FAUNA The deer live in Sierra the Cazorla. The foxes live in the forest.
CLIMATE OF ANDALUSIA Mediterranean Mountains Coastal Mediterranean
l The climates of Andalusia are Mediterranean climate,coastal Mediterranean climate and Mountain climate.
KINDS OF CLIMATES
Mediterranean climate is the typical climate of Andalusia. It covers most of Andalusia. The precipitacions are low and the temperatures are mild.
Coastal Mediterranean climate covers the lower part of Andalusia, the precipitacions occur in autumn and spring and the tempetures are extreme.
Mountain climate covers the mountains, precipitacions are abundant and the temperatures in winter are cold and in summer mild.
COASTS There are two coasts in Andalusia: The Mediterranean Coast and Atlantic Coast. - The Mediterranean coast is high and rocky due to the proximity of Penibetic Chain to the sea. - The Atlantic coast is low and there are sandy beaches.
COASTS. In Andalusia there are two watersheds: Mediterranean and Atlantic watersheds. - Rivers in the Mediterranean watershed are short, low and have irregular flow. The main rivers are: Guadairo, Guadalhorce, Guadalfeo, and Almanzora. - The most important rivers in the Atlantic watershed is the Guadalquivir which is the longest in Andalusia.
Easter Easter is celebrate of the life of Jesús.It's in spring. We celebrate the easter with trumpets and drums.People wear special dress. The``pasos´´are very big they are made of metal or wood.On the top they have saints and candles .
Tipos de pasos
In pilgrimage we walk or ride a horse and or drive cars “carroza” .
A “carroza” is a trailer decorated with shawls , paper lanterns, flowers and cloth
We go to the country , to eat , and to dance.
The most famous “romeria” is the “Rocío” in Almonte (Huelva) and the “romeria” in Casariche is the “San Marcos”
Christmas At Christmas we eat with family . We make a Nativity scenes , we Sing carrolls , we give presents to our family. We also decorante our house with lights , figures and we also put a Chritsmas tree.
reyes magos In New Year´s Eve we eat twelve grapes. The Magi go in a carriage throwing sweets and litte toys for people.
The cathedral in Seville
The Cathedral in Seville is the largest gothic cathedral in the world and the third temple in size after
It is 97,5 metres
It is about eight hundred years old.
Is the bell tower of the cathedral, but it used to be the minarette of a mosque.
La Plaza De España.
It was built by Aníbal González. It is in the center of Seville.Today the Plaza de España mainly consists of Goverment buildings.
Holy week in Seville
Holy week in Seville is one of the most important traditional events of the city. It is celebrated in the week leading up to Easter and is one of the better known religious events within Spain.
THE ALCÁZAR OF SEVILLE IS A ROYAL PALACE IN SEVILLE, SPAIN, ORIGINALLY A MOORISH FORT.
Los Reales Alcázares
La Torre del Oro.
La Torre de Oro (The Gold Tower) is in Sevilla. It is on the banks of the River Guadalquivir.
It gets its name because when it,s sunny and you look at it, it appears to be made of gold.
Parque de María Luisa
It's a beautiful big park in the centre of the city.There,you can find,animals,such as pigeons and ducks
APRIL FAIR April Fair is the most famous fair in Andalusia.
THIS IS ENTRANCE OF THE APRIL FAIR
THIS IS STALL OF THE APRIL FAIR
THIS IS THE TYPICAL DRESS FOR WOMEN IN THE APRIL FAIR OF SEVILLE.
- Archivo de Indias-
This is the “Archivo de Indias” in Seville, Spain. By decrete of Charles III, all the documentations regarding overseas empire was housed here.
It was built from 1910 to 1915 by Anibal Gozalez.
Museo de Bellas Artes
The Museum of Fine Arts of Seville is one of the most important in Andalusia and the second in Spain.The museum has got sculptures and paintings.
Casariche is a town 122 km from Sevilla. Casariche is in the province of Sevilla. It has got 5,650 people. It's located at an altitude of 296 metres.
In Roman times, our town was called Ventippo. Casariche has got a village called El Rigüelo.The river Yeguas goes through Casariche.
POINTS OF INTEREST
The church: The name of Casariche is “Ntra. Sra. de la Encarnación.” It is the most representative monument in Casariche. The church is from 17 century.
The theatre: The theatre is in a the main avenue. Was reformed last year.
POINTS OF INTEREST
The town hall: The town hall of Casariche is in the center of Casariche. The name of mayor is Eladio Lozano, in the town hall there are some offices. Cerro Bellido: Cerro Bellido it is a natural place, is in a 1 km in the south of Casariche. Is a hill bordered for the river Yeguas. In the high the this hill is in a roman quarries.
Things to do in Casariche
In the morning
In Casariche we play “ Las Chafletas” or “La Tabla”. We swimin in the Swiming-Pool. An we play in the sport centre: we run, play football an we swimin in the covered pool.
In march or april, we celebrate the Holly Week. In these days we have processions of saints on their thrones with a lot of ornaments.
The fair is tipical festival in Casariche. It's celebrated on the 25 th July and we are impatients for you arrive.
On April, 25 th we celebrate the festival of Sain't Mark's (San Marcos).
We person make flots to go on pilgrimage. It's a visit to Sain't Mark's hermitage in the countryside, near Casariche.
What's a mosaic?
A mosaic is a work made of small pieces of ceramic. The mosaics are Roman art.
The most important mosaic is...
The most important mosaic in Casariche is the Juicio de Paris .
This mosaic in the Villa del Alcaparral .
It shows the Roman goddesses Juno, Minerva y Venus.Paris has to give the gold apple to the most beautiful of the three Roman goddesses.