Santa Caterina market and my search for casuelas September 1st 2009 Tuesday morning and its a pinch and a punch for the first of the month as I go in search for some casuelas.
For the first time I have really felt the humidity as I wandered through el Born in the Barrio Gotico . In summer it is always hot in the old part of town as the heat gets trapped in the narrow streets, however the humidity must be at record levels, you could almost ... read more
Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Barcelona 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