Girona, my last stop in Spain October 30th 2009 I headed off to Girona on the fervent recommendation of Loriane from Canada (who I met in Madrid). Its a fairly small town with a long wall stretching across half of it which you can walk along. You really know that youre in the Catalanian region once you get here because the signs are written in Catalan and the people typically speak it. Spanish phrasebook out the window! Despite officially being ... read more
Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Girona 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
About Me:I'm an Aussie from Melbourne and it´s definitely a beautiful city and a fantastic place to live BUT I've now been living in England since December 2009 and I LOVE it! Between leaving Oz and moving to England I backpacked Italy, Spain and France for three months. Best experience of my life. Most recently I've been working on cruise ships as an Entertainment Host but don't really find any time to blog about it! :( Moved to the eclectic and wonderful Brighton and plan to stay here for the forseeable.
Highlights so far: Watching the opera Notre ... full info