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Puerta del Toledo  
   

Puerta del Toledo

Puerta del Toledo, right outside my front door
Mi Vida Española

October 2nd 2011
Madrid is an exhausting and fabulous city. There is a distinctive energy and flavor on every street and it’s so easy to jump right into the life of this place. I have been struggling to find the time to sit down, to take a breath and to write since I arrived in Madrid. So, in my apartment on Calle de Toledo, with a glass (well, a coffee mug) of red wine, I have made the time to marvel at a ... 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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