Photo Gallery: La Rambla and More

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some more pictures from our last day in Barcelona. Riding the Hop On Hop Off bus A neat old building we passed on the tour. But I don’t know what the building is. If you know, please let me know. Another close-up view of Casa Mila – La Pedrera Cable […]

Barcelona: La Rambla and More

Follow us on Facebook! After visiting the Parc Güell, the four of us split paths with the wives opting for shopping and Chris and I deciding to take the Hop On Hop Off and get an overview of the city before meeting the girls later to wander up La Rambla. The Barcelona Bus Turistic has three different routes […]

Photo Gallery: Parc Güell

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some additional photos of our visit to Parc Güell. From the metro station we took some narrow side streets to the park, including this very steep one. There is a large natural park behind the terrace. Gaudi wanted to preserve a lot of wilderness in the original plans for Güell’s ambitious […]

Barcelona: Parc Güell

Follow us on Facebook! On our last full day in Barcelona we wanted to see everything we had missed so far. A tall order. On our first day we had explored the fabulous Sagrada Familia. On our second day we took a side trip to Figueres to check out the Dali Museum. So we started our third day […]

Gaudi’s Masterpiece: The Church of the Sagrada Familia

Follow us on Facebook! Our 2009 trans-Atlantic cruise ended in Barcelona. We stayed three extra days there before flying back to Canada and covered a lot of ground in those three days. Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of Catalonia. Its history goes back to Roman times. Situated on the Mediterranean […]