Lisbon, Madrid, and Cadiz October 5th 2014 The weather in Portugal and Spain was flawless, so I got this nifty thing called a “tan.” Don't be fooled by the meaning of the word though because you have to remember that I am VERY pasty white. Thus, when I say “tan” I really mean a shade or two darker than the whitest person you could imagine.
Lisbon reminds be of an older version of San Francisco; it is very hilly and there is even ... read more
Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Cádiz 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