Cadiz August 21st 2016 Back onto trips after a day or two of lazing. In the morning off to Cadiz to have a quick look around the old town before special lunch appointment.
The old town is quaint with narrow streets and some fine architecture. The jewel is the cathedral - spacious, filled with light from the central dump and filled with astonishing side chapels. Each one separated out to mark a saint etc. Each with a ... read more
Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Cádiz 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