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2008-08-18 00:00:00

By Laura Silverman This was not your typical Spanish holiday. We didn't want the busy Costa del Sol or packed tours to Gaudi's Barcelona. Maybe an exploration of the local area but no crowds - definitely no crowds. So that's why we chose Punta Umbria. In summer, the resort is mainly popular with locals from Huelva city and Seville. By day, they relax on the long, sandy beach - part of the Costa de la Luz, go hiking in the pinewoods, cycle or watch the world go by from outdoor cafes. In the...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.