Category Archives: travel

Spain and Home Again

Well I’ve been home for two days now and have just about settled back in and finished with the jet lag.  I’ll pick up where I left off Tuesday night when the Internet was giving me trouble.  Here are a … Continue reading

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Roses Final Day

Beautiful day again today — a perfect beach day.  I checked out one of the cruises first thing this morning and then had my final time on the beach and in the sea.  There was only one thing I wanted … Continue reading

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Roses Day 5

What a gorgeous day at the beach!  It was sunny and hot and breezy, the water cool and refreshing, and the hum of different languages in the background made it a sleepy and tranquil day.  Here’s me in my new … Continue reading

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Barcelona Day 5; Roses Day 1

Well, it’s “So long, Barcelona” and “Hello, Roses!”  One of the cool things about Barcelona was the various tiling done on the sidewalk pavement. The third one, I only saw in front of Casa Batllo.  In La Rambla and along the … Continue reading

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Barcelona Day 4

Breakfast.  I think the breakfast buffet here at Hotel Catalonia Sagrada Familia has to be the best I’ve ever had.  There are the usual hot and cold things but there’s a chef who will tailor make an omelet for you … Continue reading

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Barcelona Day 3

We’re going to start today with a little puzzle.  While you’re reading my post, see if you can figure out what this is.  It’s brand new to me and I really like it.  There’s no prize, just a test of … Continue reading

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Barcelona Day 2

Yesterday’s little ‘walkabout’ stood me in good stead this morning as I headed off to the subway, bought a 4-day pass (expensive!!!), and made my way to Placa Catalonia where helpful people got me to the ticket/tour office for the … Continue reading

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