Category Archives: Spain

Barcelona Life

Road Reflection - Barcelona lifeI first experienced Barcelona life 20 years ago. My lasting memory of the place was a grid of dark Gothic buildings. They give a claustrophobic atmosphere to an otherwise buzzing city. This time around, I was looking forward to seeing how far the construction of the Sagrada Família (the ambitious enormous Gaudí-designed cathedral) had progressed... [see more]

Alicante from Above

Alicante from the Castell de Santa Bàrbara

Alicante was a strange destination for a Christmas break. There was no sunbathing by the pool. The days were short, and twilight was distinctly chilly. Still, in the middle of the day, it was warm enough for a walk on the beach, and a trip up to the castle on top of the bulbous Mount Benacantil... [see more]