Beautiful Barcelona April 17th 2008 I didn't know that I was going to Barcelona until the day before Easter Friday. Suddenly I found myself not working for the easter unexpectedly. So I took the following four days from Tuesday to Friday holiday. That gave me 9 days altogether ! I wondered where on earth I would go. Thought Spain would be nice. And so I found myself in Barcelona on Saturday. Oh Boy, hadn't I made the right choice.
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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