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Days 26, 27, 28, Conil and Tarifa. 20170613_132120

Days 26, 27, 28, Conil and Tarifa.

June 14th 2017
Monday was a day of 32 degree temperatures and gale force winds. We attempted a swim at three different beaches but, at one, the tide was crashing onto the cliffs and the other two were so rough that coast guards were keeping swimmers out. That evening and into the small hours the winds were so strong that, even though it was uncomfortably hot, we had to close all windows and skylights and the ... 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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