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Hello friends and colleagues , today I offer a nice overview of the coastal town of Baiona, taken from the castle Monterreal , I hope you like it , then some letters on the villa.

Bayonne ( Baiona in Galicia and officially ) is a municipality located in the southern part of Metro Vigo ( Pontevedra ) , in northwestern Spain . Bordered on the north by the Atlantic Ocean and the town of Nigrán , south with Oya , the east with those of Gondomar and Tomino and west by the Atlantic Ocean and the town of Oya . Belongs to the region of Vigo.

It is Monterreal Castle , currently function Parador Nacional . It has a great historical importance , since in March 1493 Martín Alonso Pinzón reached the coast of Bayonne after his trip to America making this villa in Europe first heard the news of the discovery of the New World. So the first weekend of March is in the historical district of Bayonne a medieval festival called The Arribada .

On March 1, 1977 , there was the official twinning of this town with the town of Palos de la Frontera ( birthplace of the Discovery of America) , place of departure the discoverers caravels on August 3, 1492 . In memory of the arrival of the caravel La Pinta , the Royal Society Palósfila Pinzoniana donated the statue of Martin Alonso Pinzon, sculptor León Ortega version of that stands in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Palos, a witness of brotherhood between the two cities .

In the year 60 of the Christian era, a great leader , Julius Caesar, was in Bayona to direct a fleet that was intended to subdue the herminios Cies Islands . In 997 also suffered the onslaught of the troops of Almanzor , Galicia came into these lands . Years later the Turkish corsairs were the invaders , destroying their village in a rush , so Alfonso IX of Castile in 1190 laid the foundations of the new city , granting various privileges . In 1452 it was already so great the importance of Baiona, John II granted the Royal Jurisdictions.
Source Wikipedia.
Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Model: NIKON D3100
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 10/5000 sec
F-Stop: f/8.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Focal Length: 28 mm
Date Taken: 2011-07-11 12:25
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
File Size: 496 kb

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