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Port of Cadiz

1812 Overture

April 2nd 2018
We walked through the pouring rain in early morning Jerez. The streets were quiet. The population was sleeping off the late night start to Holy Week. We boarded the train for Cadiz, which had few passengers on this early start on a Sunday morning. Despite 90% of the seats being empty, we found our compulsory reservations occupied by 2 American seaman who appeared to have been on an alight bender i ... 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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