Month: April 2017

Easter in Barcelona

On a short visit (Easter break) to Barcelona sometime ago, we have not booked a hotel in advance and thought we’d just find an accommodation when we get there.  Turned out, Barcelona was fully booked. So we spent the entire day walking to find a place to sleep.  While at it, we came across a

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On the Road Again – Colorado to Utah

I was lucky to join a 7-day geological field trip sometime ago which started at Colorado National Monument,  to the Arches National Park, Moab Fault, Jim Canyon.  It was around this time of the year, and we were warned that it could be quiet hot and that we should bring sunscreens, sunglasses etc. but that

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Road trip for Kinderen – from Kinderdijk to Bruges

May holiday is coming up!  May holiday is unique in the Netherlands and for us, it is extra special because we celebrate Julia’s birthday in May.  Looking back, in 2015, we took the kids on a road trip to the South of Holland and to Belgium.  Our first stop was Kinderdijk which literally means Children’s

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