Madrid and Toledo July 11th 2009 Madrid and Toledo day 1-2 (July 11- July 12)
We hit a traffic jam on the way to the airport, three of us had close flights and so were sharing a taxi. Eventually we passed the roadworks that were the cause and got to the airport not too much later than we had planned. My flight was the busy one, I think Dubrovnik is popular with the Spanish, and it took a while to check in. It was a tw ... read more
Europe » Spain » District of Madrid » Madrid Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
Welcome to my Travel Journal.
Ill be updating here as often as I can so you can catch up on my travels whenever you have the time. (I hope Ill be better at updating than I am with emailing or phoning!). There are green boxes below to help you jump to a particular country.
Where am I now:
26 December 09 - At Lovices, in Wijchen, The Netherlands
Below is a summary and map of the key places Ill be visiting.
* Japan, China, Mongolia, Russian Federation
* Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
* Poland, Germany, Austria, Czech Repub... full info