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Campeones España

14 Jul

When we planned our trip to Spain, we weren’t thinking of the World Cup. We picked our return date of July 12th, somewhat randomly.  It was only after I had booked that we realized that the World Cup Final would be on July 11th and that we would be in Madrid and that there was a very good chance that Spain would be in the Final. So from that point, it was very much a case of believe and it will happen. Continue reading

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Segovia

8 Jul

When I was in about grade eight, we had a social studies text book and on the cover was a picture of the aqueduct in Segovia. For some reason, I always imagined it to be out in the country somewhere but the reality is that it sits right inside and is part of the fabric of the city Continue reading

Come on over to my friend Frank’s…

29 Jun

On the Road Again

It’s Tuesday. We left Barcelona yesterday and now find ourselves in Marqués de Riscal, near the small town of El Ciego. For those of you who have not heard, Frank Gehry designed a small hotel here. Even if you aren’t an architecture fan, you may have seen it if you followed On the Road Again, on PBS. So this is somewhat of a ‘station of the cross’ on our way to the Guggeheim in Bilbao. For me it’s a definite Pilgrimage having been a Frank Gehry fan for some time. Continue reading

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