Countdown to Barcelona

I’m leaving for Barcelona in 9 days.  Lucky me!  Except for my flight and hotel, I haven’t done much planning.  Like Prague, Barcelona is a city to be explored by walking.  I’m not even sure if I want to hire a guide or get restaurant recommendations from friends who have been there.  I say this because getting lost, figuring things out, and discovering are what makes travel amazing and wonderful.

As I read about the quintessential architect of Barcelona, Antoni Gaudi, I was reminded of the fragility of our lives, once again.   A God-loving man, Gaudi, dedicating the last years of his life entirely to the church, was hit by a trolley car ON HIS WAY TO CHURCH.  WTF!  He died two days later.   Whoa.  Another reminder to seize the day, I thought.  This inspires me to find my Bucket List and update it soon.  Really.  I know Barcelona was always on my list but I don’t remember what else I wrote some seven years ago when I started the list.  As I count down to Barcelona, I dream of all the other places in the world I want to travel to…

About Blogatrixx

I took a solo trip to Istanbul in May, 2012 that changed me forever. It started my passion for travel, and it also ignited my passion for photography. This blog was created to express and appreciate the beauty of life through my travels.
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