The first document I know that features Tagamanent (along with Taradell, as well as Vic, Gurb, and other favourite places) is the early C12th marriage act (available in Corde) in which Ramón Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona, gives away his daughter. RBIII was of course himself married to the daughter of Castilian superhero, El Cid, although that’s the kind of detail that may get forgotten as Tagamanent mutates into a regional nationalist shrine.
- By the face
Jordi Pujol Ferrusola has apparently been paying Liberty Seguros an average of €45 per annum per car to insure a Mercedes
La Vanguardia (2003/06/27): Pujol recordó que la “presión demográfica tremenda” que sufre Catalunya con la llegada de 382.000 extranjeros entre 1996 y
- Saint George "too Spanish"
Catalanista writer, Jordi Coca, has figured out a good PR stunt for this year’s Sant Jordi books ‘n’ roses extravaganza: invite
- Isn’t it too hot to go walking in Spain in the summer?
If you’re coming to Barcelona in the summer you probably won’t want to do huge amounts of walking around town because
- Curse of the glacier mummy
Sad and strange: Helmut Simon, the guy who, with his wife, found Ötzi, the prehistoric iceman, has disappeared while walking at