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Spain - Cuenca to the Pyranees 1.Cuenca

Spain - Cuenca to the Pyranees

May 12th 2014
Saturday 10thMay 2014 We didn’t really know anything about Cuenca so as we drove the 8 miles into the town, we spotted a Tourist Information and a very helpful girl explained that all the sights were in the old city and the parking was at the end. What she omitted to say (or maybe I didn’t understand that bit!!) was that the road went up.....and up....round a couple of hairpin bends, then up ... 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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