Magda Sala Pagès. Born in Cantonigròs. An attractive, elegant, intelligent, generous, loving and kindly woman. She loved the city and hated winter, snow and the cold.
Pere Carbonell Casals. Born in Batet. A farmer, romantic, highly sensitive, a great reader, a dancer, interested in music and an opera lover. He loved the village, but he wanted to go and live in Barcelona.
Chance had it that one very cold, snowy day our grandparents, during a pilgrimage to Núria on a donkey, prayed to Our Lady of Núria for no daughter of theirs ever, ever to end up here, in the village of Queralbs, but her destiny was already decided. Some aunts from Barcelona were the guilty ones, by introducing Pere to Magda, and of course they fell in love.
This was the beginning and the end of this story and the start of another. Mother went to live in the village, Father stayed and their children carried on...