Spain Day 45 February 8th 2019 Woke to a beautiful morning - real contrast to yesterday's rain - so went into the town (Quillan - remember?) one more time, for a couple of bits from shops and a farewell coffee at Le Terminus (which incidentally is named for a railway station that no longer exists - tracks are still there, with a piece of wood across them to allow access to the Aire).
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Europe » France » Midi-Pyrénées » Foix Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more