So before we leave the subject of Barcelona entirely, I thought I’d post a few pictures of various Gaudí sites we visited during our time there. I think his architecture adds so much unique character to the city – it is fantastic that many of their famous attractions were imagined by a single innovative and brilliant individual.…… Continue reading Barcelona: Gaudí!
I cannot tell you how sad Jonathan and I were to leave Barcelona! It was such a welcome change to the coolness of French weather and manners – a city glowing with its own warmth and personality. We had many unused trips on our metro passess, and so we spent the day choosing places on…… Continue reading Barcelona: Our Final Day…
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See the mountain in the pictures above? It’s name is Montjuic, and on our fifth day in Barcelona, we climbed it, slowly and ponderously, and visited it’s Olympic Park (rather modern – we weren’t huge fans) and then visited the Castell de Montjuïc that is at it’s peak. Half way up, at the Jardin de…… Continue reading Barcelona: A mountain and a castle.
Yesterday, as Jonathan and I were on an evening ramble around the city, we stumbled into fantastic Carnivale festivities! General madness. Adorable, costumed children. This imp is maniacally threatening to shoot people with his confetti gun. Happy Carnivale, everyone!
We have been having such a wonderful trip! Barcelona definitely goes down as one of my all-time favorite cities. Maybe Jonathan should apply to work or study here?? Anywho – we’ve been leaving our apartment around 9 or 10, walking around and sight-seeing until around 5 or 6 pm, and then we’re so tired we’ve…… Continue reading Barcelona: Continued Adventures…
Well, yesterday we arrived in Barcelona! It was a long day of traveling – we woke up very early in Nantes, took a train to Paris, spent the morning wandering there a while, then took a plane to Barcelona, where we arrived at 3 in the afternoon. After a long bus ride into town and…… Continue reading We’re in Barcelona!