The Beach Crackled Like Rice Crispies! June 4th 2010 Our flight to the Canary Islands left from Geneva, Switzerland. It was a beautiful day and the train went so near to Interlaken, that we could hear Lake Brienz calling our names. Spending the afternoon on the Lake seemed so much better than spending the afternoon in Geneva.
Early the next morning we were off to the airport and on the flight to Gran Canary, for a one day visit before continuin ... read more
Europe » Spain » Canary Islands » La Gomera 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