The monastery of Montserrat

Montserrat is a monastery on a mountain outside of Barcelona, easily reached by train. ¬†A friend of mine had originally recommended this to us, and it is definitely a great day trip to do from Barcelona. Before getting on the train, we had to decide if we wanted tickets to go up the mountain by…

Gothic Barcelona

We wound up flying from Nice to Barcelona, as it was just as cheap as a 24 hour bus ride. ¬†However…we hadn’t flown in two months, and apparently I had become a bit rusty on appropriate carry on items! Security opened my backpack to check something…firstly, I had to ignore Sarah and Reuben’s fits of…