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About breeanncowger

restlessly seeking, persistently hoping, remaining in awe of the world in which we live.

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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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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in search of the modernisme movement

our first full day in barcelona was a great introduction to the neighborhood and the city. we took in a lot of sights. in the morning, we started with a walking tour of the “old city,” taking in the narrow … Continue reading

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running behind

i haven’t been writing about our adventures as frequently in the past few days, because i’ve been too busy loving every moment, and then collapsing exhausted in bed every night. there aren’t enough hours in the day to explore all … Continue reading

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the classics

our first full day in athens, we stuck to the well-traveled roads of thousands before us, and after consuming 2 extremely delicious and fatty pastries for breakfast (and scattering the crumbs to the pigeons), we struck out for the gleaming … Continue reading

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traveling to athens

wednesday was another travel day. we packed up and took a last few photos in santorini before lugging our backpacks to the bus stop. we arrived in fira and waited another 45 minutes to take another bus to the airport … Continue reading

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