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Glass bricks, Porto Cristo

The Pain of Leaving Germany

August 21st 2019
The wind is still howling, but the sun has reappeared, and a few brave souls are back on the beach watching the waves crash in. We head off for today’s destination, the Cuevas del Drach, or Dragon Caves, which are about an hour’s drive away over on the island’s east coast. As we near the caves we pass through the small town of Manacor, which we read is the birthplace of Rafael Nadal. T ... 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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