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Destination: Spain

Official Name: Kingdom of Spain Established: January 1479 (First constitution 19 March 1812) Population: 47,431,256 (2020 estimate) Religion: 61% Roman Catholic, 35% No religion Language(s): Spanish  Capital: Madrid Order of Visit: Twenty     First Visit: 28 June 2006 Last Visit: 26 … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 30 – Madrid to Buenos Aires, Argentina

Friday 26 October 2012 Highlights: Business class lounge and long haul flight. With the European leg over it was time to leave and move onto the major highlight of this world trip the Argentina and Antarctica tour.

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 29, Madrid, Segovia and Avila, Spain

Thursday 25 October 2012 Highlights: Segovia Alcazar (Castle), Segovia Cathedral, Aqueduct of Segovia, Walled city of Avila A day spent outside Madrid turned into an exceptional highlight. I was worried about rain when I walked to the tour company, this … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 28 – Frankfurt to Madrid, Spain

Wednesday 24 October 2012 Highlights: Madrid at night tour, Flamenco dancing show There is definitely something to be said for being able to walk to the airport terminal from your hotel room. I’m always worried about getting delayed, not much … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 100 – San Sebastian, Spain

Thursday 6 July 2006 Highlights: Playa de la Concha beach Today I was determined to make it to the beach as you never know when the next chance might come (maybe in Canada).   The weather has been very cold…… … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 99 – San Sebastian, Spain

Wednesday 5 July 2006 Highlights: Beautiful beaches, lovely tapas bars I went out exploring this little gem of a town.   Like Rio this town has a statue of Jesus overlooking the city, judging by the looks on people’s faces … Continue reading

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