Madrid! August 31st 2011 I love this city!
Today I met up with Brady who is my unofficial tour guide of Madrid. He had the day off work and wanted to take me to see the things most people don't. I've already been to the Royal Palace and seen the Prado Museum, and while I could have gone again, I really wanted to see the parts of Madrid that most people don't.
We met at the Puerta del Sol. ... 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