"Playground of Europe"
Spain was a world
power in the 16th and 17th centuries. They failed to control industrial tradeand this led to their
handing control of the seas and mercantile trade to Britain, France and Germany.
They were neutral during World War I and in 1975 they transitioned to
a democracy…after the death of Francisco Franco. The Spanish government continues to be plagued with
the ETA or terrorist organization from the Basque Fatherland.
Spain is officially called the Kingdom of Spain and operates as a
Parliamentary Democracy. They are now focused on the severe recession that started in mid-2008.
The Balearic Islands and Canary Islands are two very unique places to
Other small Spanish possessions off the coast of Morocco are the
Islas Chafarinas, Penon de Alhucemas….Penon de Velez de la Gomera.
This country offers a special and unique opportunity for tourist and
travelers from around the world. Because of moderate temperatures with clear hot summers…Spain has been the
European playground for many tourists from the colder countries in Europe.
Barcelona and Madrid are exceptional cities to visit with nonstop
activities with a tranquil Spanish life style.
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Be sure to study the
Spanish Wine Guide....
Spanish wines are excellent!
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