Spanish Burgos Cathedral

Spanish Burgos Cathedral

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The Burgos Gothic Cathedral is located in the historical centre of the Spanish city of the same name, in the Autonomous Community of Castilla y León, in the northern Iberian Peninsula. Burgos Cathedral was added to the World Heritage List in 1984 and Frommer’s Spain calls it one of Spain’s best cathedrals. The construction of a cathedral at Burgos was ordered by King Ferdinand III of Castile and Mauricio, the English-born Bishop of Burgos. Construction started on the site of the former Romanesque cathedral on July 20, 1221. The high altar was consecrated in 1260, then there was a lengthy hiatus of almost 200 years before construction started up again. The cathedral was finally completed in 1567.

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Spanish Actress Penelope Cruz

Spanish Actress Penelope Cruz

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Penelope Cruz Sanchez was born on April 28, 1974, in Madrid, Spain. Her first name being inspired by a song by Joan Manuel Serrat. She has one younger sister, Monica, a professional flamenco dancer and TV star and one brother, also younger, named after his father. She studied classical ballet for nine years at Spain’s National Conservatory before beating 300 other girls in a local talent agency audition. Today she is one of Hollywood’s darlings and was the first Spanish actress in history to receive an Academy Award.

Filmography :

Jamon, Jamon (1991)
Belle epoque (1992)
El Laberinto Griego (1993)
La Ribelle (1993)
Alegre ma non troppo (1994)
Todo es mentira (1994)
Entre rojas (1995)
Brujas (1996)
La Celestina (1996)
A Corner of Paradise (1997)
Live Flesh (1997)
Open Your Eyes (1997)
Don Juan (1998)
Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)
Talk of Angels (1998)
Nina de tus ojos (1998)
The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
All About My Mother (1999)
Volaverunt (1999)
Woman on Top (2000)
All the Pretty Horses (2000)
Blow (2001)
Captain Corelli\’s Mandolin (2001)
Don\’t Tempt Me (2001)
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
Masked and Anonymous (2003)
Gothika (2003)
Don\’t Move (2004)
Noel (2004)
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Sahara (2005)
Chromophobia (2005)
Bandidas (2006)
Volver (2006)
Manolete (2007)
The Good Night (2007)
Elegy (2008)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Broken Embraces (2009)
G-Force (2009)
Nine (2009)
Sex and the City 2 (2010)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Nero Fiddled (2012)
Venuto al mondo (2012)

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