Montserrat, Spain

Montserrat means Serrated Mountains and is a huge mountain northwest of Barcelona. Here is the Monastery and Shrine of the Virgin of Montserrat. Because of here dark complexion, she is known as the Black Virgin.
Here in the Cathedral is where the boys choir, Escolania, sings. These are boys who are 10-14 years old. They have to live here at the Monastery and if their voice changes to a deeper tone, they must leave.
Overview of Montserrat
Unusual looking trees. Are they dead?
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