Category Archives: Personal


Segovia – Alcazar, Aqueduct

Woke up early to transition from Seville to Segovia.  Our journey consisted of a taxi, train, taxi, train, taxi to get to our hotel in Segovia.  And our first train was at  7:45 am.  Everything […]

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Seville – Postscript

Seville is my new favorite city in Spain.  The people, the food, the walkability of the city, the sights and the history make this city special.  We had a wonderful time in Seville and made […]

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Seville – Day 4 Shopping

After about a week of great local food it was time for a change, so last night we found a highly-rated American restaurant in Seville (with the help of the Tripadvisor website).  And by American, […]

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Random Notes From Seville

Here are a few random photos from Seville that didn’t seem to fit anywhere else. McDonald’s looks pretty much the same in Seville as back home.  Although they do use automated touchscreen ordering (like Sheetz) […]

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Seville Day 3 – Plaza de Espana, Maria Louisa Park, Torre del Oro

This morning we made our way on foot through the streets of Seville to the Plaza de Espana and Maria Louisa Park.  They were built for the 1929 international fair.  The plaza is covered with […]

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Seville Day 2 – Alcazar (Royal Palace) and the Seville Cathedral

Our second day is Seville began with breakfast at the hotel.  I think I am in love because the buffet had scrambled eggs with bacon, ham, fruit, bread, juices and coffee.  May sound like your […]

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Travel Day to Seville – Hotel Casa 1800

This morning we left Barcelona and traveled by high speed train to Seville.  The trip is a little over five hours.  The train was a good choice because it allowed us to see the beautiful […]

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Barcelona Postscript

Barcelona did not disappoint any day that we were there and the last night was no different.  We had a great time in Barcelona doing the things that we had planned and all of the […]

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Barcelona Day 3 – La Pedrera, Casa Lleo Morera, Santa Caterina Market

Started the day at another structure designed by Antoni Gaudi.  La Pedrera was built between 1906 and 1912 and is a example of modernism.  It was built as a private residence with additional apartments rented […]

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Barcelona Day 2 – La Sagrada Familia Cathedral, Park Guell, Los Caracoles

Started day 2 at the Sagrada Familia, which is the famous and spectacular cathedral, designed by Antonio Gaudi.  Construction began in 1883 and is projected to be completed in 2026.  Photos can’t really do the […]

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