Madrid, Segovia, and Toledo December 12th 2010 Ratings explained:
1* - worth a look
2* - Good Times
3* - Unmissable
+ - emphasis on the rating
We flew into Madrid, boy were our arms tired!
Arriving in Spain so late in the year meant our average temp was about 9C, and we had a lot of overcast skies. Our overall six month trip plan of 'chasing the sun' had been successful pretty much all the way into October but November seem ... read more
Europe » Spain » District of Madrid » Madrid 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
My fiancee Alicia and I are Australians who've lived in the UK from end of 2006 to mid 2010.
We are now doing a major 6 month trip of Europe and a bit of America on our way back home to sunny Australia.
I intend to litter this blog with opinions of the sights we see, good photos, and as many bad jokes as I can think of!
- Nick & Alicia
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