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The sun streaming through a stained glass window. Pretty huh?
Seville (minus the barber)

October 16th 2009
Time now to go to Seville, home of flamenco (depending on who you talk to). Gaynor and I headed straight for the famous Real Alcazar, a Christian palace primarily built for King Pedro the Cruel of Castile in the 1360's by Moorish craftsmen. This is a great place to visit after having seen the Alhambra in Granada because it has similar arabesque work but is much younger and so has much of the colou ... 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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