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Valladolid Spain

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updated 8 June 2017Street View Tourist,ValladolidInspired by a flash mob (see https://goo.gl/OkQHAo), I decided to visit the vicinity where the event unfolded. Intrigued by the fact the organizers had chosen a library for the venue, I began exploring. It was not long before I became pleasantly lost.


In the vicinity of the library the architecture is modern by European standards. Much of it is pretty generic and bland. Every once in awhile, however there is an inspiring diversion.
Archways and entranceways are notable throughout Valladolid. Here are a few examples:


Pamplona, Navarre

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Suddenly, Pamplona!A musical performance* transported me to Pamplona. Here's a Google Street View tourist's take on this historic destination. I hadn't planned on visiting, but I'm happy I did!
Where Google Street View cameras pass by every few years, it is possible to call up previous views to check on the recent history of a landmark. This is done by clicking in the upper left of the Maps screen,which gives one the capability of sliding from one year to another. Here's what we got at the Banesto location:
First, the box: The "Banesto series" follows: