We Made it to Barcelona October 29th 2010 Ok, our vacation got off to a rather interesting start. Nalynn and I were up late on Wednesday night. She was doing the last-minute packing and I was finishing some administrative duties that needed to be closed out before leaving on vacation. At any rate we went to bed around 12:30 AM after setting the alarm for 6:00 AM.
My brother Lyle had graciously agreed to meet us at 7:30 AM to tak ... 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