Barcelona- Gaudi- Sangria- Beach and sun! July 27th 2010
After 36 hours on the train I finally arrived in Barcelona! It was pretty late so I didn't see anything my first night. But I met a girl from Barcelona on the train and she kept telling me that in Barcelona I really have to watch my bag, which I had heard some horrible stories about pickpockets in Barcelona, so I am well warned. But then I got to the metro station and they warn you in 3 or 4 dif ... 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
I am 25 and about to embark on a 5 month backpacking trip around europe!
I have a Eurail pass and a BritRail Pass so I can do the whole trip by train! I am first stopping in to to Longmont Colorado, near Boulder. Then heading to Europe on June 7th. I have my Euro-itenerary pretty much planned, although I do expect that there will be changes algong the way, dates may be changed, I may spend longer in some than I planned, may skip others altogether, and may end up in some places I didnt even expect!
Here is the basic outline:
London 1 night
Flo... full info