Trip to Madrid and Portugal!! March 7th 2008 I travelled with Teresa, a girl from Canada. We met up with two other people 1 day in Lisbon - Vitor (Brazillian) and Ale (Mexican). The couchsurfing went great - they fed us, showed us around the city, and took us out! The first stay in Porto, the people weren't even there - they had their friend give us the keys to their apartment - it was crazy!!
Teresa and I took a train Thursday from Bo ... read more
Europe » France » Aquitaine » Bordeaux Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more