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Elche (Elx) Spain

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Why is Elche also called Elx? We learned something about languages in Spain when our Catalan friend Jenny taught us how to pronounce a street name that we were stumbling over.  Xàtiva sounds like Cha-tih-va.  …

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The Ocean Race

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The Ocean Race museum in Alicante, Spain honors this most difficult of all professional team sports. The museum’s video stories and images from past participants were mesmerizing. Especially their experiences in the Southern Ocean.

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Stopping in Granada

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Our recent stopover in Granada was an entirely different experience. Due to covid restrictions, we spent six days in a city devoid of tourists. No tour guides, no crowds, hotels closed. I finally understand what inspired so many writers and artists to linger in Granada.