Priorat continues trying to reclaim the Siurana River

by  |  12-02-2019

Each and every river begins with a single drop of water. It may not be apparent when looking at such mighty torrents as the Amazon or Congo, but somewhere, deep in a far-flung hinterland, one small drop began trickling downhill to be joined by others and form a river that will eventually vanish into a sea. The river has carried our civilization into the modern age, but at the same time, has nurtured the malign side of humanity with the technology and know-how to kill it. “Volem lo riu Siurana viu” in Catalan means, “We want the Siurana River alive”. These handmade signs dot the various bridges over the main river that flows through Priorat County in Catalunya and their message is clear, the residents want their river to both thrive and be returned to them. Originating in the Prades Mountains, the Siurana River snakes across the county of Priorat […]
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