Category Archives: Spain 7/09

Ferry ride back home

I had all forgotten about how surreal a long, over-night ferry trip can feel like, especially when you sail into a fog around dinner time. We had chosen to return by ferry because it is about the same price compared … Continue reading

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Las Ramblas / Barri Gòtic / Seafood @St. Josep Market / Montjuïc / more tapas

What a long day today: for the first time we explored the Barcelona public transport and found a very helpful person who explained to us that a 10 times ticket is cheaper than 2 rides back and forth for the … Continue reading

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Excellent Sushi @ Wasabi (BCN)

So close to the sea, the sushi has to be great, and so, after some internet research, we ventured out to find the allegedly best Japanese restaurant in Barcelona: Wasabi And we were not disappointed. We had some nice yakisoba … Continue reading

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Santa Maria de Montserrat

Today’s trip was to the 30 – 40 minutes away mountain of Montserrat, which has an old Benedictine Abbey nestled into one of it’s crevices. A very spectacular place to visit. I always thought you had to decide wether you … Continue reading

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Kunstflieger (Pool Fun)

How nice that our city hotel has a small outdoor pool. And so much fun to watch that Julius is in no way afraid of water. He kept jumping and jumping.

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Sagrada Familia / Casa Batlló / Tapas / Casa Milà

Since it was Sunday, traffic looked light and we had no clue yet about the public transport system, we dared to do Barcelona sight-seeing by car. And it worked out surprisingly well. First stopped was the Sagrada Família, Antoni Gaudí’s … Continue reading

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Scenic Drive to Barcelona

Instead of taking the highway, I tried to navigate us along the costa brava. Not as easy as I thought, the first bunch of towns were very crowded (Palamos). But then 20 km before Tossa de Mar it became very … Continue reading

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Last beach day (video) / lunch @ ‘La Clota’

Gladly, for our last day in L’Escala, the sun came out again and we returned to the Montgo beach, much to Julius’ enjoyment. This time even a bit of video After 3 hours of sun, sand and fun, we found … Continue reading

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Discovering Dalí

Figueres, the birth and final resting place of Salvador Dalí is only 40 minutes away. And the sky was cloudy, so we went to visit the Teatro-Museo Dalí, allegedly the most visited museum in Spain. And indeed it was very … Continue reading

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We’re on a boat (video)

The weather did not look sunny enough for the beach so we did a one day boat trip up north, checking out places like Dalí’s villa and other seaside villages which inspired him and other artists. For lunch we stopped … Continue reading

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Dinner @ El Roser 2

This has to be the top notch restaurant in L’Escala. Internet legend has it the king of Spain ate here during the Olympic games (well, he has to eat somewhere) While the menu looks expensive, the best way to experience … Continue reading

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Culture / beach day 2 / pool

Since it looked kinda rainy, we first explored the old town of l’escala with it’s beautiful church. There are also 2 smaller beaches which are kinda cute. Then we checked out a beach a bit further away at Montgo. I … Continue reading

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Online hiccups

We have arrived in Spain and have already had a fun day at the beach the place we are staying promised to have internet in the rooms by summer .. but alas, that did not happen … so .. they … Continue reading

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