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A Week in Madrid part 1

March 11th 2002
DAY ONE Late. Everything. All morning. The taxi was late picking us up. The bus was late leaving Southampton for the airport. The plane was late leaving Heathrow for Madrid. We couldn't find the hostel we were after either once we got into the centre of the old city. What a good start to the week. Still, we did find a place to stay, double room with en suite for €36 per night, wha ... read more
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Spanish Flag Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
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