Barcelona day 4

Since we have about a week in Barcelona we are able to take things in slowly and relax about seeing every site. We find things in the neighborhood to do and find ourselves in the apartment often, going out for a few hours and then coming back to make food and relax. We really feltContinue reading “Barcelona day 4”

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Barcelona, Days 2 and 3

After day 1 we decided we need to see more of the city and decide to look for another place to stay, since our current spot is only available for 2 nights. We find a great apartment near the University through airbnb.com and book a room for 5 nights. We won’t check in until 3Continue reading “Barcelona, Days 2 and 3”

Barcelona, day 1

This is the epic view from the balcony at the apartment where we rented a room for 2 nights. What a way to start the day, having breakfast with Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia so so close! We headed to an outdoor market, they sell everything from antiques, to housewares, books and big stuff like sinks, bedsContinue reading “Barcelona, day 1”

Agen and Agen and Agen!

The day after going to the hospital and getting a cast and some pain meds, Sierra felt more like recuperating than trekking with me to our planed trip to the city of Agen. I however gallantly strode forth! A lot of boring  pictures you might say. But I spent a long and lonely day withContinue reading “Agen and Agen and Agen!”

First, spring flowers. Then, some bad news…

And raspberry cheesecake! Now the bad news, Sierra’s Big Break… We had a big work day ahead of us, our hosts purchased 3 large grain silos and we went to pick them up. These are the culprits… After dismantling the largest silo the fateful decision was made to move the other 2 intact. While theseContinue reading “First, spring flowers. Then, some bad news…”

Winter’s last hurrah!

We woke up to a snow covered world today! There were flowers already blooming and just last week we were outside having brunch in the yard. But, the past 2 days it has been bitter cold and the forecast was warning of snow. We got the last of the expectant mother sheep into the barnContinue reading “Winter’s last hurrah!”