Tag Archives: Spain

World Trip 2006: Day 97: Madrid, Spain

Monday 3 July 2006 Highlights: Palacio Real, Cathedral de Nustra Senora de la Almudena Today I choose to visit the Palacio Real (Spanish Madrid Palace).   In the end I picked a day that had the Spanish King in attendance … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 96 – Madrid, Spain

Sunday 2 July 2006 Highlights: The excellent Museo Nacional Del Prado, Attending a Bullfight After a  rare good breakfast (and free!) I headed down to see the Museo Nacional Del Prado which contained some real gems including: – The Three … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 95 – Barcelona to Madrid, Spain

Saturday 1 July 2006 Highlights: The Madrid Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Today was supposed to only be travelling to Madrid but when we got to the city we found the bus couldn’t get into our accommodation.   Leaving the … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 94 – Barcelona, Spain

Friday 30 June 2006 Highlights: Sangria, flamenco dancing On this extremely hot day I only visited some award winning buildings designed by Atoni Gaudi (1852-1926) who has a very interesting style.

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World Trip 2006: Day 93 – Barcelona, Spain

Thursday 29 June 2006 Highlights: Las Rambas, Placa de Catalunya fountain 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 South Africa friend … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 92 – Nice to Avignon (France) and Barcelona, Spain

Wednesday 28 June 2006 Highlights: The Palace of the Popes (Avignon), bustling Las Ramas (Barcelona) Travelling from Nice to Barcelona we stopped off at Avignon, France for a short period.   Avignon was the home of the Popes during the … Continue reading

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