National Geographic : 1992 Apr
Under thefortress walls of the medieval Moorish-style Alca zar-on a plaza before Seville's Gothic cathedral-acouple waits quietly asfloats commemorating the life of Christpass by. Duringthese Holy Week festivitiesthe discos close, and,for many, concerns of the instant give way to reflection on matters much olderand deeper. Islamicforms and Christianobservances have been interwoven throughSpain'sfab ricfor more than a thousandyears-and the diversity of its peo ples and languagesis older still. Can Spain abide in character within a united Europe? iPorsupuesto! Of course! e!