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Day Trip to Montserrat

I’m going to do this post a little differently than normal. See, we went to this magical place called Montserrat while we were in Barcelona. I knew very little going into the day–I knew that we had to take a train an hour or so outside of town. I knew that it was a monastery […]

figueres

Day Trip to Figueres

One of the cool things about staying for over a week in Barcelona is that there are plenty of fun day trips to take out of the city. While we’d hoped to spend a day lazing on the beach, the unseasonably cool weather (long sleeves during the day, for example, and coats at night) meant […]

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Barcelona Part 2

Nothing is more quintessential Barcelona than a day full of Gaudi’s architecture and good food and wine, right?  Although G previously visited both Casa Milà and Sagrada Família, he was more than game to go again with me, so off we went! Originally built as a home for Roser Segimon and Pere Milà, Casa Milà evolved into apartments […]