Saturday, January 12, 2013

Legend of La Moixella Captured on Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: January 12, 2013 - Andorra (French)

French Andorra has issued a new postage stamp honoring the Legend of La Moixella.

If you believe the legend, after driving the Moors out of the Valleys of Andorra, Charlemagne built a castle at the entrance to the country where he left a guard of soldiers under the command of the Count of Urgell. There the soldiers remained, unmoving, until they were petrified into stone.

Learn more at: La Poste

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