Mataro - Work, rest and play in Northern Spain May 9th 2011 I recently travelled from Tunis to Barcelona, but that's not where I was heading. From the amazing airport I took the train out to the town of Mataro, about 45 minutes North of Barcelona. My expectations of a provincial town were very low, but it turned out to be a fantastic place.
My first few days were work related. I attended a conference on Aviation English where I presented a workshop ... read more
Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Mataró 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
Russ and Trish are trying something new - Spain! And 18 months on we are still here!
Take a look at Mataroaming to see more about what we are doing locally.
For those who want to see all about what we did before May 2006, follow these links:
Sept 2005 - April 2006 Peru, Bolivia and Argentina
June - Sept 2004 Bolivia
Our previous Travels
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