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Alhambra - the Stunning Red Fortress

January 27th 2013
Took the morning bus to Granada and made sure I wouldn't miss this one by getting to the terminal much earlier. Bus ride was a good 3 hours long, and when breakfast was light and stomach gets hungry easier in the cold, it was pretty enduring. Bought a local 'tourist' map for 1 euro and headed to town. Main hit for today was to the Alhambra and from there, perhaps a few more other sites ... 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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