Paris and Spain August 22nd 2006 Hi,
August was to be a big month for me in terms of travel as i had trips planned to Paris, Spain and Switzerland. 2 down and one to go...
We caught the Eurostar from London Waterloo thinking that this would be the most efficient and comfortable journey to Paris, as i had done this relatively short journey a few years back. Unfortunately, the train that departed before us was faulty and held up ... read more
Europe » Spain » Balearic Islands » Ibiza 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