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The Oldest Continuously Inhabited City in Europe…Any Guesses?


Playa de la Caleta: The Die Another Day beach—C.Helbig

Not all sources agree, but this city consistently ranks in the top 10, and Lonely Planet Spain claims that it is generally considered to be the oldest continuously inhabited city in Europe—founded by the Phoenicians around 1100 BC. In more recent history, Columbus used this city to stage his 2nd and 4th sailings to the New World. Still stumped? Lets try James Bond movies for $1000 Alex. This city was used to film Die Another Day where bikini-clad Jinx (Halle Berry) emerges from the ocean. In the movie, the location was portrayed as Cuba, but the footage was shot in in south western Spain, in the beautiful city of Cadiz. Continue reading

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