Sweltering in Spain August 8th 2006 Left South America behind (boo hoo!!) and flew to Barcelona Spain. Temperature has gone up a degree for every hour I've travelled from Argentina with temps of 35++ degrees. Steaming!
The last time I was in Spain was 22 years ago, which really shows my age. What I didn´t expect was that every 2nd person I would meet would be Australian and that everyone is here to party, get drunk, lie on th ... read more
Europe » Spain 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