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My favorite thing at the museum

Andando la Ciudad

January 27th 2009
Yesterday we had off from class but had a tour of the Spanish Senate building (el senado) at 10 am. The Senate is only a few blocks away from the Royal Palace and the Almudena Cathedral. Our tour guide showed us the new room where they go when in session which was built in the 1990s. It has big screen TVs to show the vote tallies and there is a viewing section at the very top just like at our U ... 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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