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awards, including the French Legion of Honor and honorary doctorates from many international universities. He was an activist, fighting for freedom of expression in art and politics. An ambassador for the UNESCO, he supported many educational and cultural projects. <


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built from scratch outside of Madrid. Most of the scenes covering Zhivago and Lara's service in World War I were filmed in Soria, as was the Varykino estate. Due to uncooperative weather in Spain, some of the winter sequences were filmed in Finland, mostly landscape scenes, and Yuri's escape from the Partisans. Winter scenes of the family travelling to Yuriatin by rail were filmed in Canada. In October 2008, Mexicana announced three new destinations, London (Gatwick), São Paulo


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configuration to pull the aircraft through the air. Under license from Cierva in the 1920s and 1930s, the Pitcairn & Kellett companies made further innovations. “Pitcairn-Cierva PCA-1A, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum" Late-model autogyros patterned after Igor Bensen 's designs feature a rear-mounted engine and propeller in a pusher configuration. The term ''Autogiro


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the herd crossing old border passes out of Spain and using the medieval 'Forcåo', or the bull run of Navalcarnero held at night. locmapin Spain location Madrid, Spain area The '''Museo del Prado''' is the main Spanish national art museum, located in central Madrid. It features one of the world's finest collections of European art, from the 12th century to the early 19th century, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, and unquestionably the best single

collection of Spanish art. Founded as a museum of paintings and sculpture, it also contains important collections of other types of works. A new, recently opened wing enlarged the display area by about 400 paintings, and it is currently used mainly for temporary expositions. El Prado is one of the most visited sites in the world, and it is considered to be among the greatest museums of art. The large numbers of works by Velázquez (Diego Velázquez) and Francisco de Goya (the artist


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minute walk to Puerto del Sol, museums & Gran Via. Close to southern "ethnic" areas good food. Big common room with 4 computer stations, unreliable WIFI & good free breakfast. Secure locker with every bed. *


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on July 12. Throughout the run, Manson is dogged by vocal problems, leading to the cancellation of a few festival appearances. After a six-week break, Garbage return to the United Kingdom to perform their last European shows of the year - two intimate club (nightclub) gigs in London. Whilst the next major campaign &amp;ndash; Madrid or Barcelona


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of the Viceroyalty of New Spain and administered from Mexico City from 1565 to 1821, and administered directly from Madrid, Spain from 1821 until the end of the Spanish–American War in 1898, except for a brief period of British rule (British occupation of the Philippines) from 1762 to 1764. During the Spanish period, numerous towns were founded, infrastructures built, new crops and livestock introduced. The Chinese, British, Portuguese, Dutch, Japanese, and indigenous traders

Madrid

'''Madrid''' (

The city is located on the Manzanares River (Manzanares (river)) in the centre of both the country (Spain) and the Community of Madrid (which comprises the city of Madrid, its conurbation and extended suburbs and villages); this community is bordered by the autonomous communities (Autonomous communities of Spain) of Castile and León and Castile-La Mancha. As the capital city of Spain, seat of government, and residence (Spanish royal sites) of the Spanish monarch (Monarchy of Spain), Madrid is also the political, economic and cultural centre of Spain. The current mayor is Ana Botella from the People's Party (People's Party (Spain)) (PP).

The Madrid urban agglomeration has the third-largest GDP (List of cities by GDP)

Madrid houses the headquarters of the World Tourism Organization (WTO), belonging to the United Nations Organization (UN), the SEGIB, the Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI), and the Public Interest Oversight Board (PIOB). It also hosts major international regulators of Spanish: the Standing Committee of the Association of Spanish Language Academies, headquarters of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE), the Cervantes Institute and the Foundation of Urgent Spanish (Fundéu BBVA). Madrid organizes fairs such as FITUR, SIMO TCI SIMO TCI and the Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week. Madrid Fashion Week

While Madrid possesses a modern infrastructure, it has preserved the look and feel of many of its historic neighbourhoods and streets. Its landmarks include the Royal Palace of Madrid; the Royal Theatre (Teatro Real) with its restored 1850 Opera House; the Buen Retiro Park, founded in 1631; the 19th-century National Library (Biblioteca Nacional de España) building (founded in 1712) containing some of Spain's historical archives; a large number of national museums,

Madrid is home to two world-famous football (Association football) clubs, Real Madrid and Atlético de Madrid.

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