AVE, Cordoba September 21st 2009 AVE, zoom zoom
This was my first experience with a bullet train; at one point we were going in excess of 250 K/h. Wheee! that was fun!! Can we go again? It was great watching the countryside zooming past.
A funny note: in the US, we have the ubiquitous black luggage; in Espania, it is the ubiquitous red luggage. No pom-poms, doo-dads, ribbons, or identifiers of any sort that I can fin ... read more
Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Córdoba 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