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Cadiz, Spain

After leaving Barcelona and passing through the Straight of Gibraltar, we arrived in Cadiz, Spain on the Atlantic Ocean on April 20, 2016. Our ship was docked in the center of the old walled part of town, so walking around is the best way to visit here. The focal point of Cadiz is the Cathedral Nueva, a Roman Catholic Church built between 1722 and 1838. After walking thru the Plaza de Savilla, we went over to the Cathedral and took a self guided audio tour. The Cathedral had many side chapels, with works of art of early Spanish artists as well as a beautiful hand carved Choir and twin...

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Cadiz, Spain

On April 19, 2015, we docked in the port of Cadiz, Spain. Cadiz is a city that lies on a peninsula with the old walled city situated on the tip and features the port. We took the HoHo bus to get around this small city, out along the coastline and  beaches. The walled gate, Puertas de Tierra, is perfectly restored and is quite impressive. There are also 2 restored castles that looked out on the Atlantic Ocean. In the main part of the old city, the streets are very narrow and mostly pedestrian. The thumbnail pictures below represent this stop on our trip. Click on any of them to see actual...

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