Music freaks love the Spanish charm, courtesy the surreal spell of the Spanish guitar; the sensuously graceful moves of a Spanish tango can set any stage on fire and now, the archaeological findings have also found a new home in this cult land.
The ignition was sparked back in the late 1800s when a huge network of caves were discovered in foothills of Atapuerca mountain, thanks to the mining railways. But, that was just the beginning of something that was going to put this northern Spain destination into the big book of human civilization in Europe. Very recently, it made to the news for the discovery of the jawbone of an extinct immediate ancestors of man that is believed to be of 1.2 million year old!
Those ancient Atapuercans were very much close to the modern man in terms of habits and tools which include their knack for art, ceramics, butchering facilities and various other related aspects. Travellers would love to visit their 150,000 year old hearth and appreciate the 400,000 year old burial rituals.
Not much far away is the Museum of Human Evolution in Burgos which treasures the Atapuercans heritage. The ideal location near two river basins with a temperate climate and plentiful food were the reasons why these primitive humans chose to stay here. These aspects still stand