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Skype-ing at the Cathedral

One of the students’ favorite things about Spain was the fact that less than a 5 minute walk from the ship, the city of Cadiz offered free high speed wifi in the plaza of the cathedral. During academic voyages, crew and students pay a hefty fee for Internet usage on the ship, so this plaza […]

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¿Who’s Watchin’ You, Cádiz?

The laid-back Spanish beach town of Cádiz, Spain is world famous for its watch towers, many of which were built during its heyday of trade-based prosperity in the 1700s. We spent our first day trekking around the Old Town in search of the official watch tower and highest point in Cádiz, the Torre Tavira. Fluent […]

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