Changing Lanes: Climbing peaks of religious devotion

‘Viva la Virgen de las Nieves,” wails a lone voice amid swirling gusts.

11th August, 2007

‘Viva la Virgen de las Nieves,” wails a lone voice amid swirling gusts.

‘‘Viva,” roars the crowd in unison, as rockets soar overhead. Exploding and echoing, w e look up to the heavens, then from peaks down valleys some felt God and others a sublime nature, on top of the highest mountain in Spain.

There is no doubt that 3,500 metres high is an odd spot for midday Mass and...

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