Barcelona Baby! May 5th 2017 Our friends , Bill and Kathie , came in on the Rouge flt yesterday ( Thursday ) morning. Kathy and I had a really nice breakkie at the airport hotel. Not normally what you would expect. Fresh fruit , cheese and yogurt, delightfully enticing croissants and caffeine +++ coffee. All quality ingredients that result in a really nice meal.
There was a Customs computer breakdown that morning-so they s ... read more
Europe » Spain » Catalonia 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