Tag Archives: zaragoza

How to spoil historical paintings aka El Cristo de Borja.

22 Aug

Today this was big news in Spain: an 80-year-old woman in Borja, Zaragoza, decided the local Church’s 19th century fresco needed a restoration.

The “before and after” image is…better see it yourself.

Of course it was TT in Spain and many other “restorations” can be found on the internet. There is even a FB fan group of “Cecilia, Borja’s Christ restorer”

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tripNETer Road Trip: Part two, On The Road

16 May

On the second day of our trip, we decided to avoid highways and cross small towns and countryside.

In the gateway to the Pyrenees we came across stunning landscapes. After the maybe too crowded Cataluña, Aragón feels like empty. Between Petrol Stations there are kilometers of just nothing. Hidden towns look deserted.

We stopped at some lake to left our car rest.

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