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Europe Journal 2002 – Spain Madrid

Madrid is located right in the centre of Spain, and has been capital for about 400 years after King Felipe 2 decided to relocate the capital from Toledo. The main sites that we saw were the Royal Palace, the Prado … Continue reading

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Europe Journal 2002 – Spain Andalucia

Andalucia is the Provence and Tuscany of Spain. This southern region is the most varied in topography and history of any area I have visited on this trip. I knew this would be a different experience right from the moment … Continue reading

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Europe Journal 2002 – Spain Barcelona

Another 8 hours of slow trains through south-western France and north-eastern Spain and I was in Barcelona, capital of Catalunya province. This is one hopping place! I stayed along the Ramblas which is an old waterway that is now a … Continue reading

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