Canary Islands March 2nd 2010 1 March 2010
The ride from Casablanca to Agadir was a rocking time (rocking and rolling all night long, but we survived the ride). We arrived in Agidar to a bright, sunny day and decided not to take a shore excursion at this location. Agadir was almost completely destroyed in 1960 by a large devastating earthquake that killed half of the 30,000 people living here.
The old Agadir can be seen ... read more
Europe » Spain » Canary Islands » Gran Canaria 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