Barcelona 5/28

Today we did more walking. This is a photo of the Arc de Triumph of Barcelona. Barcelona and the area around it used to be an independent country before it became part of Spain. It was called Catalonia and they have their own language, Catalan. Most public spaces have signs in both Spanish and Catalan….

Barcelona 5/26

Today I took a walking tour near our apartment. Just a few blocks down the street was a lovely market similar to La Bocaria but smaller. Here are a few photos. We ate lunch at the market. I ate octopus. Not far away was a flower market. We came to a small church. Here’s a…

Paris 5/23

Today we went to Sacre Coeur (Sacred Heart) church. It sits on a hill overlooking Paris. I have a great video but it is too big for the blog. I will add it here after I make it smaller. Then we walked around in different neighborhoods. I saw some kids having fun with bubbles. This…

Paris 5/22 #1

We did a lot if walking today. Here’s a video of the first place we went. Your browser does not support the video tag The Eiffel Tower was built in 1889 for the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution. It was the centerpiece of a World Expo and showed what the French could build. For…