Tag Archives: Spain

Travel Theme: Meeting Place

You can find tapas, seafood and special “coke” cans at this Barcelona meeting place.
#kvpspain : A delicious tourist trap in #barcelona. Yummy seafood, tapas and street vendors with sketchy $60/coke cans. #fb
Plaça Reial in the Barri Gòtic.

We used this Cusco landmark to guide taxi drivers and Americans.
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Plaza de Mayor in Cusco, Peru.

I watched friends and family meet for food and conversation in this French Canadian market.
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Marche Jean-Talon in Montreal.

My entry for this week’s Travel Theme: Meeting Place.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

Craving hot weather.

Travel memories…
We left our sweaters back in the hotel when we wandered around Barri Gòtic (Gothic Quarter) in Barcelona.
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I love this shot of Hanna – caught in the middle of a thought. We had a blast celebrating her birthday in Spain. Also – we were grateful when she translated our questions and food orders.

I managed to order clara and cava at bars, on my own, by the end of the trip.

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Tourist bonus: cached maps on our smartphones synched up with GPS signals. We didn’t need cell phone service. It’s like having a live map when you’re navigating thru twisty alleys in Barri Gòtic!


A busker entertained us as we waited to go inside the Picasso Museum.

This is my entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

An odd food spot trend in Barcelona: naming restaurants after American states. I ran past “Nebraska” in our L’Eixample neighborhood. We also found “Kentucky” on one of our museum trips.

In Sitges, “Kansas” had a lovely bar on the beach.
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This is my entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign.
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Travel Theme: Spooky

I’m not feeling the Halloween spirit this year. Sadly, this costumed holiday falls on a work day. I don’t have the energy to deal with trick-or-treaters and party people when I have to be at work before sunrise.

Maybe next year. For now, I stumbled on vacation photos that would fit this week’s Travel Theme: Spooky.
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That’s a shadow from at staircase inside Palau Güell, one of Guadi’s palaces in Barcelona.

Our American cow trackable meets a bat at this geocache site in Parc de Monterols.
#kvpspain : Making friends in #barcelona ! #geocache adventure with cow trackable
We gave Hugo, the bat, a free trip to California. We’re trying to find him a bat cave geocache for his new home.