AS (March 7,1974 / Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia)

ا ل د ّ ا ر ة Andorra

a small landlocked country
eastern Pyrenees mountains
bordered by Spain and France

a prosperous country
tourism and a tax haven
highest human life expectancies

Andorra la Vella, Canillo
Encamp, Escaldes-Engordany
La Massana, Ordino, Sant Julià de Lòria

Our Lady of Meritxell
Catalan, a Romance language
predominantly Roman Catholic

contrapàs, marratxa, sardana, Saint Anne's dance
derived from al-Darra (ا ل د ّ ا ر ة ;) , the Arabic word for forest

Valira river
Coma Pedrosa

Ramon Villeró
Michèle Gazier

Virtus Unita Fortior
Strength United is Stronger

El Gran Carlemany, Mon Pare
The Great Charlemagne, my Father

by Ahmad Shiddiqi

Comments (16)

a small landlocked country eastern Pyrenees mountains bordered by Spain and France a prosperous country tourism and a tax haven highest human life expectancies Good trvelogue. Thanks. Regards, pranab
The picture of Andorra couldn't be painted better than this. Good poem. Continue. Could you do Nigeria, please?
IT IS ALWAYS REFRESHING TO LEARN SOMETHING NEW THROUGH THE MEDIUM OF POETRY! THIS POEM ENTICED ME TO READ-UP ABOUT THIS COUNTRY IN THE NET! THANKS FOR SHARING! -Raj
I have yet to be to Andorra, very good for Skiiing I gather...
amazing poem...even if the arabic letters in the beggining i must say can be kind of confusing actually
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