Monthly Archives: June 2006

World Trip 2006: Day 94 – Barcelona, Spain

On this extremely hot day I only visited some buildings designed by Atoni Gaudi (1852-1926) who has a very interesting style. During the night however I headed out for a Tapas and Flamenco evening.   The tapas were fantastic I … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 93 – Barcelona, Spain

After a long hot night sleeping on top of the bed (I think it was 30 degrees in the room!)  I set off with me new friend from South Africa, John, to explore the city. Today we visited: – Place … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 92 – Avignon, France & Barcelona, Spain

Travelling from Nice to Barcelona we stopped off at Avignon, France for a short period.   Avignon was the home of the Popes during the 14th century after Rome become too risky. The Palace of the Popes is magnificent however … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 91 – Cannes, France

World famous Cannes has to be one of the most beautiful places in Europe.   Undertaking another train trip to this tourist town even far out from town you could see a big difference.   The beaches actually had sand … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 90 – Monaco

Today I did a day trip on the train to Monaco which in some ways is a separate country but in others is part of France.   They speak French but unlike most of this country this place was very … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: New Plans – China

Due to a lack of numbers my tour of China has been cancelled.   However all is not lost as I’m now doing a more hands on quicker tour of China called ‘China Explored’.   The end result is I’ll … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 89 – Munich to Nice, France

With almost everything shut in Munich I awoke to the sound of car horns that had not stopped all night the German’s had won last night and they didn’t want anyone to forget it.   Taking a chance I didn’t … Continue reading

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