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Castillers of Spain

Doesn’t every family do this?
Barcelona is just a little...Gaudi

September 23rd 2018
I turned 50 in Barcelona this year. On purpose. Unbeknownst to me, it was the exact same weekend as the annual La Merce festival. So, my already celebratic milestone was now elevated to a carnival. "Happy Birthday tooooooo meeeeee! Any pre-planning we did for our 5 days in Barcelona went straight out the window. Ah, the joys of travel. We were now at "La Mercy" of the millions of residents and ... 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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4th December 2018

50 and somehow survived
Fantastic that you made sure your 50th was a birthday to remember, Andrea. And what a birthday shindig! When you have recovered...hopefully you will discover that 50 is when one realises that life is really just beginning.
5th December 2018

I made it!
A few scars and some good stories. I’m already feeling like I can take on the world. 50 is the new 30 - with money and no obligations. Cheers Dancing Dave!

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