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Fall under the spell of the nation's oldest city

Travels with Deb

I greedily drank from the Fountain of Youth and patiently waited, but alas, the wrinkles and crow's feet remained etched on my face. The magical spring that was said to restore the youth of anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters didn't have the powers of transformation I had hoped it would, but I could see how such a belief would motivate Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon back in 1513.