Tag: Europe

Mykonos and Delos

Sunday, October 9, 2011 – After my first night ever sleeping on a cruise ship, I woke up very relaxed. This morning I woke up for the first time in the Greek Islands. We anchored offshore the classic Greek isle of Mykonos around 8 a.m. Jeff and I […]

To Athens via Charles de Gaulle

Friday – September 30, 2011 – After leaving Atlanta last night, I slept during most of my Air France flight before waking up over the English Channel Islands of Guernsey and Jersey outside my window. I enjoyed a delicious breakfast of eggs, ham and baguettes – this was Air […]

Off to Greece and Turkey!

Thursday – September 29, 2011 – Sun-drenched beaches, blue Aegean water, Greek ruins and exotic Istanbul. Those were the dreams that I have always longed to see in southeastern Europe. Today was the day I would have these dreams come true as I headed out on the trip […]

Adéu Barcelona!

Monday, July 31 – Unfortunately, today was my last day in Spain. I had to arise early, so I tried to be quiet as possible and not wake my brother up since he would leave out of Madrid the next day. Eventually he woke up and I gave […]

The Monastery of Montserrat

Sunday, July 30 – The next morning we ate our free breakfast of jamon, croissants, queso and orange juice before heading into the train station. We decided to take a day trip outside Barcelona to see some spectacular scenery in the mountains around Catalunya. A Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat […]

A Gaudi Day in Barcelona

Saturday, July 29 – This next morning we awoke to the sounds of handsaws and hammers, but we slept okay. We ate our free breakfast before grabbing our bags and checking out. We had already booked our other hotel for the next two nights We left our bags […]