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Let’s talk cab rides.

Since we don’t have a car, we are living the life of transportational logistics… do we ride in a taxi, take the metro (the subway), the bus or even what looks to be an above ground tram?  Or do we … Continue reading

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In case anyone was wondering…

This city is for the dogs!We are right across the street from a big, beautiful park that is loaded with dogs!  Seriously there are dogs ALL OVER this city!  And I was worried that the dogs would only be the … Continue reading

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The Scent of a (Spanish) Man. SOLVED!!!!

There’s something about the men in the morning racing past you as they head off to work. They all wear some sort of cologne.. and to my sniffer, it all kind of smells the same.. or perhaps it’s the same … Continue reading

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The Ritz in Barcelona.. I mean the Four Seasons.. I mean Teknon.

Teknon is a hospital just blocks from the kids’ school in a part of town called Bona Nova. Owen had an appointment there, so we decided to walk… and this is what we saw… We started to turn around thinking … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Sports and Other Things.

I’ll be honest. One of the things I was most looking forward to in our journey abroad, was to escape the need/pressure to have my kids locked in to sports 24/7. I wanted our weekends back. I wanted the kids … Continue reading

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The Hike.

Soo I was to meet a group of girls for a hike yesterday.  They told me where to meet.. just a short 15 minute walk from the school.  So I mapquested the location and proceeded to follow the directions… walking … Continue reading

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My Commute

We’ve been here a little over two weeks and we don’t yet have a car, and to be honest, we’re not certain we will even get a car. I walk to and from work every day, just over a kilometer … Continue reading

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