In Spain, a Saint Who Watches Over an Abandoned Mine

A poster in Cercs' town hall announced a dinner and dance for Saint Barbara, the patron saint of miners. There are no more miners in town, but the folks who remain try to keep the tradition alive [...]

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    A poster in Cercs' town hall announced a dinner and dance for Saint Barbara, the patron saint of miners. There are no more miners in town, but the folks who remain try to keep the tradition alive.

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    Castle in Cercs with a for sale sign out front (Photo: Gerry Hadden)

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    Pick and Shovel restaurant in Cercs, Spain (Photo: Gerry Hadden)

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