Venice—Day 1

What a cool city.  For the most part, I’m going to try to let the photos speak for themselves.  :)

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Look at the water level!

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(Piazza San Marco) St. Mark’s Square..

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Bridge of Sighs…

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Dessert menu at Osteria Oliva Nera.

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Hands down the best tiramisu I’ve ever had…

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Gondola by night…

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Venice vaporetto (water bus) back toward the cruise ships…

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Wet and freezing!

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Barcelona—Day 4

Last breakfast in Barcelona… at tapas bar Pinotxo (“Pinocchio”) in the Boqueria Market.  Very unique…grilled squid with white beans and a little oyster sauce… not for everybody I know.  But mmm…

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…and then starts the next 12 days of indulgence… shield your eyes.

…the Fun Ship…

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…swinging outside at the Red Frog Pub…

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…beautiful fiber optic chandelier…

…my mom taking a picture of Steve taking a picture of himself…

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…my superstar boyfriend…

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…grabbing a beer…

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Barcelona—Day 2

I just couldn’t pick, sorry…  The good photos are courtesy my mom.

A morning run with Steve… and construction… it’s a good day already.

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“Tolerance and patience… are much deeper and more effective than mere indifference.” –Dalai Lama

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…La Boqueria Market…

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…pimientos de padron…

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…tour around town…

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…Olympic Park on Montjuic Hill…

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…first time in the Mediterranean Sea!…

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…fridges!…

…mopeds!…

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…stopping to listen to musicians play… nostalgia…

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…hidden courtyards…

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…dinner by the beach with the whole family…

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…classic…

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…oh, the classy and classic doesn’t end…

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<3

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Barcelona—Day 1

We finally made it to Barcelona!

Walking by Plaça Catalunya…

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…beautiful Picasso piece and cathedral in Plà de la Seu

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…a quick chat with a local luckily landed us at Nou Cellar, a comfy quaint restaurant with wine and tapas…

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