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A Chance Encounter

January 25th 2013
The day didn't start out as planned, as I got out of hostel late, trying to run for my bus in the pouring rain but to no avail. Missed the morning bus to Cordoba and had to settle for a later timing instead. However, it perhaps was a blessing in disguise as I had a chance encounter with a Japanese lady who was also traveling herself, as she approached me for directions, presumely being the onl ... 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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