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In honour of The International Day of Peace

I share these photos today in honour of The International Day of Peace. They were taken in Paris, France on September 9, 2011. The Wall of Peace is far more beautiful than these humble pictures can represent. Created by artist … Continue reading

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Urban Oasis

Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona, Spain. If you are in the area of the Picasso Museum this parc is an easy walk. It’s not far from the Arc de Triomf which is another lovely, picteresque area.

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Marching up to Montmartre

Saturday we headed to Place de Tertre and the Sacré-Coeur Basilica to check out what has been called Paris’ last village. So many words to describe our visit: fun, crowded, entertaining, exhausting, colourful, vibrant, delicious and all around wonderful! I … Continue reading

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Free Hugs and B-boys; a day at the Eiffel Tower

Friday we decided to take the advice of travel guru Rick Steeves and take the Trocadéro Métro stop (line #6 or #9) rather than the closest stop. I could sense some hesitation from Dave but I was sure of the … Continue reading

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Photos of Reykjavik

Just lost my last post because I hit the wrong button! Here are some shots taken in Reykjavik, Iceland until I have time to rewrite.

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My happy place; Parc Güell

I have been longing to return to Parc Güell in Barcelona from the very moment I left 12 years ago.  I’m very excited about returning and showing Dave the parc. Pardon the cliche but it really is my happy place! The video … Continue reading

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Visiting the Eiffel Tower

My answer to dear husband regarding the Eiffel Tower. ‘Nuff said I think! Check out the convenient online ticket reservation system. Costs* for adults: €13,40 when taking the lift to the top €4,70 will get you to the 2nd floor … Continue reading

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