Walking Food Tour in Barcelona

The fourth and last walking food tour of my trip was on my second night in Barcelona. It was the Devour Barcelona Tapas, Taverns & History tour. The tour centered on the Gothic quarter. The group met our guide and were given a little history of the area as we walked to our first stop.... Continue Reading →

A Day of Gaudi in Barcelona

Day 20 of my trip and my first full day in Barcelona. I had a booking at Park Guell for the morning. It was about an hours walk from my accommodation but I chose to walk it anyway so that I could see some more of the city. Once out of the Gothic quarter the... Continue Reading →

A Day in Annecy from Lyon

Another early start in Lyon, this time to catch a bus to Annecy. Whereas yesterday I headed south to Avignon, today it was due East. Annecy is actually closer to Geneva than Lyon so the Swiss influence is strong there. But first, pastries. In less than 2 hours I was in Annecy from Lyon. The... Continue Reading →

A Day in Provence from Lyon, Part II

After an early start in Lyon to travel by high speed train to Avignon, and spending the morning exploring that beautiful city, I had different plans for my afternoon. I had found an afternoon small group tour of Provence that would show me more of the region. I thought that would be a great way... Continue Reading →

Colmar to Lyon & a First Look at Lyon

Continuing the photos and food theme, the next leg of my journey was from Colmar, in one of the most photogenic areas of France, to what is arguably its food heart, Lyon. I said goodbye to my lovely apartment, grabbed some supplies from a local boulangerie for the trip and headed back to Colmar station.... Continue Reading →

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