The saint who bathed in the Ebro

It has always been advisable to maintain good relations with the saints, especially if they are to be diligent in their good work as mediators with those above. When they forgot to turn on the tap for too long, the men and women went to Santa Magdalena with prayers asking for help. In order for […]

Among ancient towers, lords and heroic farmers

Alboçalaz was the name of the Saracen owner of the tower that in the 12th century was built on the other side of the Ebro, in front of the castle of Ascó. The great river had already seen the arrival of the Iberians, Roman Phoenicians and Visigoths. He was now witnessing the new conquests of […]

The smells of the stones

Perhaps because it is full of history (cave paintings, Iberian treasures, Roman sites, etc.), Tivissa has always shown a certain sense of capitalism. For centuries it has played a prominent role as a commercial and agricultural center in this part of La Ribera, which explains the extensive network of roads that connected it with the […]

The colonel’s eyes

Good walkers are well aware that the Cardó mountain range offers beautiful horizons over the Terres de l’Ebre. At the northern end of the massif, when the mountain range descends towards the gentle plains of the Móra basin, there is a point that has a special meaning, and not precisely because of the beauty that […]

The mountain that narrows the Ebro

“The river had started to grow at midnight, and at dawn, when I woke up, I could already hear it snoring like a beast. I felt a restlessness that kept me from closing my eyes. We had to travel to Móra that morning, and the lute, loaded with twenty tons of lignite, had been ready […]