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Old church as we left the castle  
   

Old church as we left the castle

Another European Vacation

June 19th 2017
Today we are driving north of here to the coastal town of Denia. In the centre of the city is a 17th century Renaissance style castle, on the site of an earlier Moorish fortress. Our first stop was coffee and then we set off to find the castle. Again the problem of very poor signage in Spain when trying to find historical attractions! After wandering up a few steep cobbled streets in the heat of t ... 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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