"It was the first time that we met" June 25th 2010 A week in Barcelona
Well, definitely one of Europe's best. Mediterranean weather, friendly people and the feeling of a city-never-sleeps are qualities that are second to none. Where else could one have dinner at midnight...? In a way, it's like Tel-Aviv in a larger scale.
Gaudi is the city's best emblem (maybe Barca Football Club a bit more), so on our first day we joined the hordes (so many tour ... 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