Spain August 8th 2007 Unfortunately we had a slow trip in because just after we crossed the border we found out a Petrol Tanker had rolled and we were stuck in an enormous queue of traffic for 4 hours. Luckily it's not so boring when you've got 50 other people with you so we just mucked around on the side of the road.
We didn't arrive at camp until midnight so the next day we got up and explored the place.
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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
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