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That is one big door, baby

Well when Ferdinand and Isabella came to church, it was a big deal.
Touring the Alhambra

October 21st 2008
Today we went to Granada. The trip there was about two hours on the highway here. A pretty serious climb into the mountains from the coast, followed by a whole lot of olive orchards. I was pretty tired, because I finally had the jet-lag issue--up at 5 and unable to sleep. UGH! Today was the most beautiful day we've had. The weather was so perfect! Always sunny and never too hot and the leav ... read more
Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Granada

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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