Category Archives: Beyond Barcelona

Our adventures outside of Barcelona, from quick day trips in Spain to extended European tours.

Grass Roots…

The tear rain streaked window was fitting as we pulled in to the town of Khayelitsha near Cape Town.  We had three hours before we needed to head to the airport for our trip back to Barcelona and Rob wanted to … Continue reading

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The Happiest Place in the World

Copenhagen, Denmark.  We had a long weekend at the end of September, so we took the opportunity to visit a cold country with lots of happy people.. when there was still light and a little bit of warmth.  Sadly, the … Continue reading

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A Perfect Day..

Yesterday, for me, was a pretty perfect Barcelona day.  It was a holiday in Barcelona, so the kids had a day off from school.  We had no lessons, no activities, no nothing… so we headed to Sitges (a coastal town … Continue reading

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The Camino Santiago 2013 ..

  As if one time wasn’t enough,  I did it again last May.  I walked the same 125 km of the Camino de Santiago… from Sarria to Santiago.  Only this year a few things were changed.  This year, with a … Continue reading

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Facebook Birthdays in London..

I’ll be the first to admit, last year I added my birthday to Facebook.. on my birthday.  There’s something about Facebook Love that is just so so so great!  I have always kept birthday calendars.. and then my computer crashed. … Continue reading

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Semana Blanca

Otherwise known as the “white week”.  Every year we get a week off or a ski week in the middle of February.  Last year we spent the week driving around Andalucia  (visiting Seville, Cordoba, Granada, Ronda and Cadiz .. all … Continue reading

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Hi ho Hi ho it’s off to Bilbao we .. went!

I’d heard soo many good things about the northern part of Spain.  The Basque country as it’s referred to.  Amazing food!  Scenic!  Great surfing!  Great beaches!  I heard to go when the weather is warm… And so we went!  We … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve…

You would think we might decide to spend our Christmas in this gorgeous town in Switzerland for the rest of our Christmas break.  But staying true to our promises, we piled in the car Christmas Eve morning to drive back … Continue reading

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We forgot to share one small piece of information…

…about our adventure in Switzerland.  And you’ll find out very soon. After leaving Pete and Erika’s we hopped in the car and headed towards Saanen which for people who regularly ski in Switzerland might recognize Gstaad even more.  It’s high … Continue reading

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We Ausfahrted!

Humor on the road in Germany…when you want to exit you… And if you are exiting a parking garage, you might see a sign that says Gute Fahrt.  You can only imagine the jokes in our car as we fahrted … Continue reading

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