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Leon Barganca to Porto 20170706_192301_006

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Leon Barganca to Porto

July 17th 2017
We are on the way again. Still in Spain but slowly making our way to Portugal. Our next stop was Leon. We had been here before and on the way to Portugal. We knew we staying in the old town and were warned about the post in the middle of the road. You had to ring the monastery and they would arrange it from there. But there was no need to. Saw how another one got through while the post was up so d ... read more
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Portuguese Flag Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more
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