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Another beautiful Plaza Mayor  
   

Another beautiful Plaza Mayor

On the road to Salamanca

July 6th 2007
Our next stop was Salamanca, a lovely little town west of Madrid. We headed out of the city and into the countryside which is similar in many ways to parts of Oz. It was much easier driving the motor home on the open road! We arrived and parked the van in a quiet street outside the centre of town and then after some lunch and a siesta we walked around the city. It is a beautiful city with wind ... 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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