Just a note October 4th 2010 (We are home now but this didn't stay posted for some reason so I am re-posting it, just to have it there.)
Hi- Sitting in a truck stop cafe that has free wi-fi...no internet for a week so no blog to post. We are well and continuing to have a good time, although Sam is ready to be home - me less so.
We'll be in Madrid for the next four nights and then home late Friday. I'll post a conclusion t ... read more
Europe » Spain » Castile & León » Lerma 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