Monthly Archives: March 2013

Europe Snapshots: Day 24

After an early morning flight out of Madrid, we landed in Dublin, Ireland.  Like all of the cities on this trip, I had never been to Dublin.  With its green landscape, friendly people, and dark pubs I was excited to … Continue reading

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onward to madrid

we woke, packed, and grabbed some messy falafels on our last morning in barcelona, before rushing to the train station to catch a renfe train out to madrid. we barely got on the train in time, but once we were … Continue reading

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a day on the sea

(day 20) our last day in barcelona was wide open, and we planned to walk and explore the neighborhood and the coast. we picked up some cubes of jamon for snacking (which ended up weirding me out, but david really … Continue reading

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Europe Snapshots: Day 23

On Saturday BreeAnn and I, along with the Merrill’s (our hosts while staying in Madrid) took a trip to Toledo, Spain.  Toledo is about 30 minutes away by train and was the old capital of Spain.  Overall it was a … Continue reading

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arts and snacks

on day 19, we had an excursion of the arts. our first goal was to get inside the sagrada familia. in the morning, we took the metro and stood in a lengthy line (which thankfully, moved very quickly) snacking on … Continue reading

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Europe Snapshots: Day 22

We started our second day in Madrid with the Reina Sofia Museo, one of the top art museums for modern art.  After walking around the city and hitting a few more sights, we capped the day off the way we … Continue reading

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Europe Snapshots: Day 21

Our first day in Madrid.

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