Barcelona Day 1 June 1st 2017 Sorry for the long delay with keeping up with the blog. The combination of limited Internet and long days are our excuse.
We landed in Barcelona at about 10 AM and decided to take a taxi rather than a bus to our hotel. The bus would have been about 6 euro per person but all in all, even though the taxi meter showed 28 when we arrived at our destination, it wound up being a 46 euro trip. ... read more
Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Barcelona » Barcelona 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