Sydney to Barcelona March 22nd 2018 Made it to Barcelona after 24 hours of flying (including a 2 hour layover at the very nice, and very large Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar). Landed in Barcelona in blue sky and sunshine, which was very nice considering it was raining when we left Sydney. Slight difference in temperature though!!
Checked into our apartment at 102 La Rambla, and after a short rest, walked to Plaza Cata ... read more
Europe » Spain » Catalonia » Barcelona » La Rambla 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