24 Aug August 27th 2011 Wed 24-Aug-2011 Travelling Lisbon to Seville
It was an early start with a wake-up call at 6:30 with bags out 7:00 and on the bus at 8:00 for a busy day travelling into the Argarvie and onto Seville.
Leaving Lisbon via the modern Vasco deGama bridge (2nd longest in Europe) over he Tagus river with views back to the 25 April bridge it was freeway (120 kph) all the way to a regulation stopn a ... read more
Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Seville 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