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 Turkey that changed me. Wanderlust was ignited as well as a passion for photography. I want to keep traveling and discovering our world.
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