The beautiful Villafranca del Bierzo October 14th 2016 11th October
I have rested here for the second day and can't wait to walk again. I have been reunited with people from previous days and made new amigos who have since moved on. Much as I love Astorga I need to walk tomorrow whatever.
On going to my room I was amazed to see Gladys, the French speaking lady from Lebanon. I thought she was miles behind as she was doing very short distances bu ... read more
Europe » Spain 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