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2017 Barcelona / Provence Travel Blog

Parc Güell

Had a very nice dinner last night at pizzeria just two blocks from the Hilton and highly rated in yelp. Got to bed early for an early departure up to Parc Güell.  Eusebi Güell entrusted ti Gaudi the plan to create an estate for well-off families in a large property that Güell had acquired. At […]

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2017 Barcelona / Provence Travel Blog

Barcelona rain

Well it started to rain last night and when I awoke it was still raining and it was forecasted to rain all day. Of course rain days are good for museums and I wanted to see the Dali museum in Figueres about two hours north of Barcelona by train. Of course everyone else has the […]

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2017 Barcelona / Provence Travel Blog

Sagrada Familia & Gaudi

Had a very nice breakfast this morning and everything tasted soooo good. I must have been really hungry or something. Out the door and jump on to the metro to Sagrada Familia basilica, Gaudi’s masterpiece still under construction for over 100 years. Antonio Gaudi is considered one of the great architechs.  Once again getting tickets […]

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2017 Barcelona / Provence Travel Blog

Bari Gotic

I awoke a little after 5:00 am and couldn’t get back to sleep. To much adrenaline and excitment about being in another unique and far away city. Breakfast at 7:00, some updates for the blog and out the door.  Need to go to a stores and pick up some reading glasses, as I forgot mine […]

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2017 Barcelona / Provence Travel Blog

Arrive Barcelona

Departed San Diego on time at 8:40 pm. Smooth flight but, we had a strong tail wind that put us in 40 minutes early. I already have a 4 hour layover at Heathtrow so it just a little longer. After they served dinner on the plane I slept most of the way and awoke one […]