A Coruña, Spain

Oct 04, 2017 - National Geographic Orion

After saying goodbye to the wonderful Basque country we spent the morning at sea while sailing west towards A Coruña on the Galician coastline. Our historian, David Barnes, gave an informative and lively talk called “The Spirit of Spain.” We learned that there is a lot more to Spain than simply sunshine, beaches, and sangrias as he covered the various religions and borders that have influenced the culture throughout the centuries. 

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Born under the ever-lingering midnight sun in the Arctic and surrounded by exploding geysers, spewing volcanoes, majestic glaciers, and powerful waterfalls—Dagný is a true Icelandic Viking who firmly believes in elves, trolls, and all the other supernatural beings that reside in Iceland’s mystical nature. She is a committed adventure junkie who loves nothing more than spending time in the backcountry, snowboarding, mountain biking, or hiking.

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