Monthly Archives: March 2012

Montserrat and Barceloneta

This was our last day of visiting Barcelona and was the first time we actually set an alarm to make sure we didn’t miss a minute. We headed off  on a tour bus in glorious sunshine to the fabled benedictine … Continue reading

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Barca

We now feel we have become familiar enough with this beautiful city to call it by it’s nickname “Barca”.   When the sun shines on Barca as it did all day today it is nothing less than magnifico!  We started … Continue reading

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Gaudi, Gaudi…more Gaudi

The sun was shining and all of Barcelona lay at our feet so off we went – on our feet – bright and early. We really have walked miles, happily, and now that we’ve mastered the public transit system in … Continue reading

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Gotta Get Us Some Culture – Barcelona Day 4

Pouring rain again when we awakened on Day 4 of our trip.  It took about 10 seconds for both of us to decide to stay indoors until the rain stopped.  8 hours the day before had worn us down.  By … Continue reading

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Gothic Church and Mozart’s music

To finish the day perfectly we were booked for Mozart’s Requiem at the Santa Caterina de la Mar cathedral. A gothic structure that was stunning in its majesty and perfectly suited for the exquisite concert we were to hear. We … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Rainy in Barcelona

We started the 2nd day of our Hop On Hop Off pass in drizzling rain.  Most customers were vying for the main floor and the comfort of windows and a roof but as hearty Canadians we decided to stay up … Continue reading

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What else we did yesterday on Cheryl’s birthday!

Hola again. We had to quit our description of yesterday’s activities before we had finished describing our day. It was midnight and we were about to sue ‘wordpress’ for losing our blog a number of times. We did also visit … Continue reading

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