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Jan 27, 2008 - Madrid

My first excursion in Spain was to De Valle los Caidos (the valley of the fallen) in Madrid. It is a monument to honor those who fell during the Spanish Civil War. The excursion was on a Sunday so we didn't have much time to look around because mass was about to start. I lit a candle in the church for John. It was a beautiful church. After we left de valle los caidos we went to El Escorial which is the tomb of the kings. I didn't catch much of the history because the tour was all in Spanish. I wish it was in English because I was really...

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