Yesterday I woke up in Barcelona and fell asleep in Dublin. We are staying with Friends and they took us on a quick tour around the place that they live. We saw two castles, we walked to the top of a vista at Howth, and I had my first real Guinness in a pub. In short: […]Read More Hello Dublin!
Today our plan was to visit the Dali museum in Figueres, a town about 2 hours away from Barcelona by train. However, Raf came down with a fever yesterday evening and was quite sick with some kind of stomach bug. He rested in the morning and I was pretty set on not going but he […]Read More Day 11 -Dali or bust!
Today we went on a little journey to Montserrat, a Catholic monestary at the top of a mountain an hour’s train ride from Barcelona. We decided to take the “cable car” aka the gondola, so we could see the views. I was terrified as I waited to board. But the ride went very quickly and, […]Read More Day 10 – an epiphany at Montserrat
Another full day of touristing! We went to Park Guell, which was quite a long walk from our hotel. We did some shopping on the way. Park Guell is another Gaudi project. Afterwards we went to went to the Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona. They have an exhibit up called “making Africa.” It was very good.Read More Day 9 – Park Guell
Today was a pretty solid day of touristing! We managed to sleep in and also visit to points of interest. The first was the Palau de la Musica Catalana. We walked by it yesterday but I wanted to see inside. It’s very beautiful, in a very different way from Sagrada Familia. When we finished the […]Read More Day 8 – Palau de la Musica Catalana