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A winter visit to Gran Canaria

January 19th 2017
Before going, I knew virtually nothing about the Canary Islands except that they were an isolated travel destination in the Atlantic. We went during the off-season meaning colder temperatures and water, less activity, and cheaper housing prices. Gran Canaria, along with Tenerife, are the two busiest of the Canaries. We spent a week staying entirely on the north – four nights in Santa Maria de Gu ... 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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