Madrid with sue g helen and julia. November 25th 2008 Wow a trip to Madrid. Alan and I and Rod and Elma went a few years ago and had agreat time so I knew we would enjoy it. Last year we all went to Barcelona and we loved the contrast of sea and city, so how would we all get on, us beach hut girls without being able to see the sea???
Madrid is a vibrant city. We arrived about 6 pm, just in time to settle into our large apartment, a bedroom each ... read more
Europe » Spain » District of Madrid » Madrid 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