city, Spain: see FigueresFigueres
or Figueras
town (1990 pop. 34,463), Girona prov., NE Spain, in Catalonia, near the French border. Traditionally a fortified city because of its strategic location, it is now an important communications center.
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The double tumble was so unusual that the captain of the opposing team and Harry's friend, Argentinian polo star Nacho Figueras, 38, took the mickey by pretending to fall himself.
Prince Harry will play for the Sentebale Huntsman team against the St Regis team, captained by Nacho Figueras, to raise awareness and support for the improved healthcare and education of the children of Lesotho, Africa.
HATAY (CyHAN)- Spanish Cuisine Chief Jean Luc Figueras died of heart attack after attended activity in southern Turkish province Hatay.
Figueras joins rival KIG team to White Birch; Peter Brant's team, founder of Bridgehampton Polo Club.
Lionel Messi opened the scoring from the penalty spot after 15 minutes and Jordi Figueras, who had conceded the spot-kick, doubled Barca's lead with an own goal midway through the second half.
Co-Hosts Nacho Figueras, Delfina Blaquier, Rachel Zoe, Rodger Berman and Veuve Clicquot's Vanessa Kay Welcome Angelenos to Attend the Highly-Anticipated Polo Match on Saturday, October 5
Putting fans' driving skills to the test, the Red Race Challenge is a fast-paced digital driving competition based on the POLO RED short film directed by Bruce Weber and starring Nacho Figueras.
Internationally known Black Watch Polo team captain and co-owner, Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras, who is also one of Ralph Lauren's best known models, was anticipated as one of the featured competitors for the inaugural benefit polo match, but suffered a broken pelvis on Sunday, May 20, 2013, when the front leg of his horse landed on the six-goal player during a fall in a match between Figueras' South America team and an English team at the Cowdray Park Polo Club in West Sussex, near London.
Then, a broken crankshaft bearing forced him to spend the night in Figueras, where his complete lack of Spanish led to him being led to a hotel with half the town at his heels when he asked for a garage, and the waiter bringing him a bottle of wine in his hotel that night when he asked for the bill.
Departs Oct 16 & 24 2013 Your holiday includes a stay in both French and Spanish Catalonia and also includes a visit to Dali's eccentric theatre-museum in Figueras and some time in the wonderful city of Barcelona.
Price includes * Return direct flights from Birmingham * 7 nights HB hotel accommodation (4 in France & 3 in Spain) * Full day excursion to Carcassonne and Rennes-le-Chateau * Free time in Figueras and Barcelona * Services of a tour representative NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT IN OCTOBER
Travellers from the high-speed line between Paris and Figueras hop onto the local line into Barcelona at the end.