Though Don Quijote isn't known to have frequented Ciudad Real, south of Madrid, Spain, the city has adopted him as a draw for tourists with a statue and naming a museum and arena for him, as well as an ill-fated new airport. (Roy Gutman/MCT)
Though Don Quijote isn't known to have frequented Ciudad Real, south of Madrid, Spain, the city has adopted him as a draw for tourists with a statue and naming a museum and arena for him, as well as an ill-fated new airport. (Roy Gutman/MCT) MCT
Though Don Quijote isn't known to have frequented Ciudad Real, south of Madrid, Spain, the city has adopted him as a draw for tourists with a statue and naming a museum and arena for him, as well as an ill-fated new airport. (Roy Gutman/MCT) MCT

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