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III. Three's Company (Madrid)

April 17th 2010
Saturday, April 17 We arrived in Madrid and it was raining. Rain. Rain. It seemed to be everywhere these days! At the station we met Payardo, Cyntia's mom's cousin. He took us to El Corte Ingles for breakfast which was a lovely treat! Corte Ingles, for those who don't know, is a big deal in Spain. It's a huge department store, and usually there are several in a large city. Inside they ... 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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