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Catalonian Tower

A real Catalonian tradition. The little girl at the top couldnt have been more than 5!
Girona, my last stop in Spain

October 30th 2009
I headed off to Girona on the fervent recommendation of Loriane from Canada (who I met in Madrid). Its a fairly small town with a long wall stretching across half of it which you can walk along. You really know that youre in the Catalanian region once you get here because the signs are written in Catalan and the people typically speak it. Spanish phrasebook out the window! Despite officially being ... 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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