Category: Travel

Barcelona, España

June 19, 2013

Barcelona is a fabulous city, on par with Paris and Rome, but unique in so many ways. It is the city of Gaudí, designer and architect of the towering Segrada Familia Cathedral which has been under construction since 1882. It finally opened for services in 2010, although construction is ongoing.

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Sevilla, España

May 28, 2013

A couple thoughts for this post: First, I distinctly remember thinking that Seville was the most beautiful city we visited while on our whirlwind adventure in Spain. Second, my 16-year-old self was similar to my 27-year-old self in that she was not so concerned with the names of places, but rather in snapping photos of…

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Toledo, España

May 27, 2013

It would be a mistake to think that the only reason to go to Toledo, Spain is for the swords… Although that’s a great reason, check out this view: Toledo is also home to the famous windmills of Don Quixote: And Toledo has an escalator built into the side of a hill… if that’s not…

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March on Madrid, España

May 26, 2013

Next up on my high school trip to Spain was the capital, Madrid. While we saw the famous Prado museum, the royal palace, and the Bernabéu Stadium, my strongest memory was the view from our hotel room. All looks well by the light of day, but the first night we were there, riots began. Apparently…

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Segovia, España

May 24, 2013

This begins a mini-series of posts… When I was in high school, I went on a whirlwind school trip to Spain. This was before I discovered my passion for photography, but there are a lot of great memories here, and on top of that, there are actually some photographic gems in the bunch! I would…

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Cape Cod, MA

October 13, 2012

“I am longing to be with you, and by the sea, where we can talk together freely and build our castles in the air.” ― Bram Stoker, Dracula It is mid-October already, and time is moving along so quickly that I can’t even seem to keep up with my own life. It was a month…

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Cabin Bugs

July 12, 2012

There are a lot of animals and critters in Northern Minnesota, but some of the prettiest and scariest things are pretty darn small. Dragonflies hop from lily pad to lily pad in the lake, occasionally resting on a stick or the dock. Spiders are common sights in the outhouse, but once in a while you’ll…

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