Roman Holiday

6/30/10   –   1:09 The 20 hour trip from Barcelona across the Mediterranean to Civitavecchia wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. Mostly because the “ferry” was actually quite a substantial ship, even if it didn’t have enough amenities to be called a “cruise ship”. First of all, I found it strange that they … Continue reading

“niña me voy a la mar”

6/28/10   –   17:03 I woke up this morning at around 5 because Patrick came in from being out. When I woke up again at 8:30, Chris was still nowhere to be found. I quickly got my stuff ready for checkout and noticed that all of Chris’ stuff was there, just scattered on the dining table, … Continue reading

“i could be violet sky”

6/27/10   –   23:12 I slept in till about noon this morning because I could and set my itinerary for the day. I was going to go to Esglesia Santa Maria Del Mar but that turned out to be closed, then I went over to Parc de la Ciutadella. Afterwards, I was to go to Plaça … Continue reading

Barcelona: Part II

6/27/10   –   10:24 Whoo. Second day. Alright. After waking up and cleaning off the remnants of last night from my hair, I decided to power through the hangover and do some sight-seeing. The first stop was Antoni Gaudí’s unfinished work, La Sagrada Familia, which is an enormous cathedral surrounded by construction cranes. It is truly … Continue reading

Barcelona: Part I

6/26/10   –   21:13 Sorry for the delay. And the lack of witty title. Last night was pretty ridiculous but I will get to that later. I left Madrid yesterday morning at around 11:00 using the AVE train. I was very impressed with the quality of these trains. So much leg room, even in coach, and … Continue reading