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The Story of Portomarín

Bert45

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(2003) Francés, (2014) Francés, (2016) Portugués , (2016) Aragonés, (2018) del Norte to Primitivo,
I was sent this link by Galicia Máxica about the building of the dam that created the Belesar Reservoir.
.The video (in black and white) lasts only just over 5 minutes. Unfortunately, for me at least, the commentary is in Spanish, but you can get the gist of it. Seeing the old village half-submerged with the villagers looking on is very sad. You can see them erecting the church of San Nicolás with the numbered blocks.
 
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Thank you Bert.

A tip on translation of the narration: on the forum's embedded YouTube videos if you click the central arrow the video will play embedded on the current tab but if you click on the video's title instead you end up starting YouTube in its own tab and you have more options on how to watch the video. One of these is the closed captioning (CC) option. For your video you can get CC in Spanish, which may help a little, but sometimes you get get an English translation.

Now, here's a warning. Shortly after viewing your video I used Roku to watch YouTube and YouTube gave me a large number of videos in Spanish to pick from in the category "Ancient" History.
 

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