Picasso, Gaudi, and Me January 30th 2007 We just returned from our little road trip to Barcelona. This was the largest tourist turnout we have seen in a European city since we have been here. It was also the most English speaking we had heard in awhile. We finally made it to the sea, even if it was too cold to enjoy it. We were not as brave as the crazy surfers we saw out there in the water.
I really enjoyed the Barri Gothic and the ... 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