Huelvapres

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Huelvapres

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

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