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The drama that is Ronda, Spain

The drama that is Ronda, Spain

I did Ronda on a day trip from Seville, catching a bus early in the morning and returning late afternoon. I was not interested in spending the night there because I was haunted by images of revolutionaries being thrown off the cliffs as described in Earnest Hemingway’s novel on the Spanish Civil War, For Whom the Bells Toll. It’s not that he said it was Ronda but that’s what one hears. Hemingway did write though … Read entire article »

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Spain and Morocco: Two continents, two countries, two weeks

Spain and Morocco: Two continents, two countries, two weeks

Stephanie Jack and her boyfriend had two weeks vacation, the last week of January and the first week of February. Her boyfriend was working in Europe and Stephanie, a Canadian, had never travelled in Spain and thought it would be one of the warmest European destinations at that time of year. Combining Spain and Morocco—just a short ferry ride away—seemed a perfect fit.   Many people who visit Spain tend to go to Barcelona and Madrid … Read entire article »

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