Europe 2018 Trip Summary

23 nights 4 countries 7 overnight locations 30+ places visited Too many trains to count 19000 steps/14km average walked per day 1 blister Many new foods and plenty of pastries 11 bags of Haribo brought home for the kids 😀 The details Munich 3 nights with day trips to Bamberg and Zugspitze Accommodation: Hotel Buddy... Continue Reading →

Barcelona Day 3

My third day in Barcelona, and 23rd of my trip, started with nothing planned. I had a few ideas but my visit to the Sagrada was the last big ticket item on my itinerary and now I was winding down, and tired. After a sleep in I decided to see one more Gaudi. Not far... Continue Reading →

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 →

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