More Gaudi

After Sagrada Familia, we hadn’t yet had our fill of Gaudi. We took the metro to Park Guell. Half the fun here was getting to the park up..and up…and up! Good thing there were escalators installed into the hillsides. We continued to the topmost point in the park for a amazing view of Barcelona with…

Barcelona, Spain

Our first stop on our road trip through Spain was Barcelona! But this would be a short visit so we hoped to maximize our sightseeing. We stayed at a hostel, Mambo Tango, in the Poble Sec section of the city. I have only positive feedback about Mambo Tango; the staff were tremendously friendly, the hostel…

Our First Road Trip Is Detoured!

Brian and I had decided to add a little adventure to our daily boatyard routine; we’d planned a road trip!  It was an exciting morning at the apartment on the day of our departure; we’d packed a duffel bag, downloaded maps onto the iPad, and armed ourselves with unhealthy snacks.  We hopped into the Panda…

Photo Tour of Plage Napoleon

Plage Napoleon is a beautiful, 6.2 miles of sandy beachfront along the Mediterranean Sea. We frequently visit Plage Napoleon just to hear the sound of the ocean waves lapping onto the shoreline; we terribly miss the sounds and smells of the ocean!  Cars drive down the wide, hardened beachfront where there is about one mile…