So the last of my series on Barcelona around the Gothic Quarter. If you ever get a chance to go to Barcelona, I highly recommend it, a beautiful city with loads of history and easy to get around. Don’t ask me what these buildings are, or where to find them, like I said, we just … Continue reading
While we were in Barcelona we stayed at a small hotel on La Rambla, right near the Gothic Quarter. We spent most of the time wandering around this fantastic city. There is so much to do and see and its really easy to get around. Don’t ask me what these buildings are, or where to find them, … Continue reading
Other than England, I’d never been to Europe before. So my first foray into Europe proper was Barcelona. We got to spend a few days here prior to our Transatlantic cruise. We stayed at a small hotel on La Rambla, right near the Gothic Quarter. Barcelona is a fantastic city to visit. Easy to get around and … Continue reading
Gibraltar was never on my top 10 places to visit, I don’t actually think it was on my list at all. But it was just a stop on a Transatlantic cruise that we did a few years back. We did a shore excursion, which was just a city tour which is where we saw the … Continue reading
… because we didn’t try a single one. What a waste!
Wandering around Barcelona, we happened across this little guy. We stopped to say hola but he didn’t want to know us… how rude! And a little bit of related humour… A butcher walks into a lawyer’s office and casually asks the lawyer, “If a Dachshund came into my shop, and stole a roast, would I … Continue reading
Sometimes wandering around a strange city, with no particular place to go or thing to see, allows you to stumble upon the unexpected. This is exactly what happened to us while visiting Barcelona. I’m not sure where we were going or even where we had been on this particular day, but we happened to pass … Continue reading
Ah Barcelona! My first experience of Europe (if you don’t count the UK). We had a few days before our Transatlantic cruise in which to explore this warm, vibrant city. One of the stops on our itinerary was Dr Seussland Park Güell created by the artist Antoni Gaudi. All joking aside, if Dr Seuss and Gaudi weren’t … Continue reading