Since time immemorial l'Escala and the wide surrounding hasn't been attacted by such extreme, violent and damaging weather. I haven't seen during the fiveteen years I was living there one snowflake. (not speaking about the Pyrenees of course!) Fotos l'Escala nevada - YouTube
(l'Ajuntament de l'Escala) Nevada / Snowy day - 8 marzo/March 2010
l'Escala is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà
, Spain. It is situated on the Costa Brava
, located between the southern end of the Gulf of Roses
and Cala (bay) Montgó. It is an important fishing port and tourist centre, and has a festival dedicated to its famous anchovies
. The GE-513 road runs inland from the town. The Alfolí de la Sal, also known as the Pòsit Vell, is a seventeenth century warehouse formerly used to store the salt necessary to preserve fish landed at the port: it is now a protected historic-artistic monument. The ruins of Empúries
are located on the territory of the municipality, with Phoenicean
remains dating from 580 BC. L'Escala is the village of Victor Català
(pseudonym of Caterina Albert, 1869-1966) a famous novel writer.
Photo 1-28 fully copyright and published with kind permission of Franziska Buergin - l'Escala.
Photo 29 Adolfo Budo San Jose - l'Escala
© Antoni Uni, el primero UniCo de l'Escala 2017