Barcelona March 24th 2009 In all honesty, Spain was not on my "must see" list of places to go, nor was it even on my radar, until about nine months prior to our trip. While it was definitely a country I figured I would visit at some point in my lifetime, I had no yearning to visit it so soon. In fact, Mike and I had been planning on visiting Argentina for two weeks in March of 2009 but insanely expensive airfare between th ... 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
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I am an avid traveler whose biggest passion in life involves discovering new places, people, and food. Long ago, I decided to make travel the most important priority in my life.
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