Monthly Archives: July 2013

Barcelona: Day 5–Montserrat!

This was our favourite day.   Ironically, our best day in “Barcelona” was the day outside Barcelona, on a day trip to Montserrat. We started by first visiting Camp Nou, the largest stadium in Europe.  It can fit over 99,000 seats!!!  

Barcelona: Day 5–Montserrat!

This was our favourite day.   Ironically, our best day in “Barcelona” was the day outside Barcelona, on a day trip to Montserrat. We started by first visiting Camp Nou, the largest stadium in Europe.  It can fit over 99,000 seats!!!  

Barcelona: Day 4–Day trip to Figueres

After Day 3, we felt we had already covered all the main must-sees in Barcelona.  Most of which was of course… Gaudi-related.  We were wanting something more.  So after reading raving reviews, we decided to take the 2 hr train

Barcelona: Day 4–Day trip to Figueres

After Day 3, we felt we had already covered all the main must-sees in Barcelona.  Most of which was of course… Gaudi-related.  We were wanting something more.  So after reading raving reviews, we decided to take the 2 hr train

Barcelona: Day 3–Sagrada Familia

Day 3 was another day of…of course… GAUDI.  This guy was everyhwere!  Sagrada Familia was and probably will be the most fantastical church we’ve ever visited.  Construction began in 1882, and a year later, Gaudi took over and changed the

Barcelona: Day 3–Sagrada Familia

Day 3 was another day of…of course… GAUDI.  This guy was everyhwere!  Sagrada Familia was and probably will be the most fantastical church we’ve ever visited.  Construction began in 1882, and a year later, Gaudi took over and changed the

Barcelona: Day 2–Passeig de Gracia

Day 2 was a day of walking.  Walking, walking, walking. We started out by lining up to see the famous Sagrada Familia (by the architect Gaudi).  20 minutes into the line we decided to buy the tickets online at night

Barcelona: Day 2–Passeig de Gracia

Day 2 was a day of walking.  Walking, walking, walking. We started out by lining up to see the famous Sagrada Familia (by the architect Gaudi).  20 minutes into the line we decided to buy the tickets online at night

Barcelona Day 1– Old Town

We arrived in the afternoon, and spent the rest of the day walking Old Town and…. SHOPPING!!  Although we didn’t get anything, one thing was clear  – shops opened LATE!!! Even in summer, even on a  Saturday!  So unlike “Europe”

Barcelona Day 1– Old Town

We arrived in the afternoon, and spent the rest of the day walking Old Town and…. SHOPPING!!  Although we didn’t get anything, one thing was clear  – shops opened LATE!!! Even in summer, even on a  Saturday!  So unlike “Europe”

Summer in Belgium

Random photos from this month We tried  Ethopian food for the first time! It was GOOD.  Really liked the spice flavours (not as strogn as indian food), and the eating style was very communal.  Reminded me of meals at the

Summer in Belgium

Random photos from this month We tried  Ethopian food for the first time! It was GOOD.  Really liked the spice flavours (not as strogn as indian food), and the eating style was very communal.  Reminded me of meals at the