Santiago by Friday! October 18th 2016 Since I last wrote, I have been walking through the most glorious countryside. This week, other than the first day has to be the best for views. It reminds me very much of home and it is only the different style of buildings and pathwork that gives the game away, otherwise you could.be in a beautiful little bit of England.
On Saturday 15th October I started the day, leaving Villafranca de Berli ... read more
Europe » Spain » Galicia 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