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The entrance  

The entrance

Masks, Pilgrims, Protests and Superheroes

April 29th 2012
About an hour and a half on the train from Vigo is Santiago de Compostela a place you may have heard of because despite it being smaller than Vigo and A Coruna, it is probably more famous than both due to its religious significance in a very religious country. My own, terribly outdated and incorrect view of such places is such that I thought, on arrival I’d be greeted by a huge throng of people, ... read more
Europe » Spain » Galicia » Santiago de Compostela

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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