Tag Archives: Spain

The Final Day

On our last full day in Barcelona we retraced some of the same route we had taken a week ago, just after we arrived. We discovered a small market with local food and wine that we assumed we’d missed last … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

Another quiet day as we approach the end of our time in Barcelona. We didn’t do much of anything today – just walked, nowhere in particular. As always, we were amazed at the layers of beauty the city has to … Continue reading

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Something Different

Today we took it easy – even by our standards. Our guide book includes a number of self-guided walking tours, so we decided to check out the walk through the area where we are staying. I’ve already covered many of … Continue reading

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Park Guell

Some people approach travel like a to-do list, working hard to cross as many locations as possible off their list. We take a different approach. It’s fun to pretend, however briefly, that we live in a city. Try to experience … Continue reading

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Sagrada Familia

When Gaudi began work on the Sagrada Familia 1883, he knew he would never live to see its completion. Even today, there is still a decade of work to finish construction. The cathedral offers an imposing view, even though it … Continue reading

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A Rainy Monday in Barcelona

We woke late to discover that a light drizzle had settled in. After Sunday’s wonderful weather we really couldn’t complain. Besides, the jet lag was pretty much at its worst today (please dear God, let this be as bad as … Continue reading

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Sunday in the Park

Perhaps I should provide a bit more context than I did in my last post. Canadian Thanksgiving is in early October. Where I live, late November is known for only one thing – the arrival of winter. But I work … Continue reading

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