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Ash Wednesday: 5 things you might not know about Lent

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Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, when many Catholics will attend mass and receive a cross on their forehead made of ashes burned from the previous years’ Palm Sunday crosses. Following Shrove Tuesday, Lent marks a period of abstinence and fasting before Easter celebrations.

 But here are a few thing that you may not know about LENT - firstly Lent doesn’t last for 40 days

 

 

La Gomera - A Trip you will never forget

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There are certain parts of the world that words and photos can’t quite do justice. The tiny, volcanic and barely known Canary island of La Gomera is one of those places, with scenes so dramatic they make Jurassic Park look dull.

 

 

 

Jet2 wants more cabin crew.....

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The sky may just be the limit if you’re after a new career  - here is howto Apply....

For Leeds-based airline company Jet2 needs more cabin crew as it now operates more than 220 routes across the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European cities.

 

 

Kings Day - The Traditions and Meanings

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Three Kings' Day Celebration: History And Traditions Behind 'El Día De Los Reyes"

Santa Claus may have gone back to the North Pole to rest, but it doesn’t mean the gift-giving (and receiving) is over -- at least not for the thousands of children in Latin America and Spain anxiously awaiting“El Día de los Reyes” Celebration on Jan 5th.

 

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