S: Spain 2011
BC: Barcelona: October 7, 2011- October 14, 2011 | Having a blast! Wish you were here! Love, Kelli & Linda McIntosh
FC: Spain 2011 | Dear Mom- Thank you for an amazing trip! Love, Kelli
1: Destination: Barcelona Linda & Kelli McIntosh | Day 1: 10/8/10 We have arrived... and we're tired! Today's plan is to relax in Tibidabo with some Tempranillo!
2: View from La Gran Hotel La Florida | What a view!
5: Day 2: We took the Touristic Bus Tour around Barcelona. Here are the highlights! | Palau Nacional | Lunch by the pool
6: The Scottish Rugby fans loved the McIntoshs! | Las Ramblas
7: Flamenco Dancing | Do you think they were Gypsies?
9: Codorniu Cava Tasting | Train tour through the cava caves
10: A visit to Sitges Beach between wine tours (Thanks Armando!)
12: Torres Wine Tour | "Wow! I feel like we're in Jurassic Park!" - Mom
13: Restaurant Can Cortada in Tibidabo | Mom finally learned how to prepare Tomato Bread! | This was an old stable!
14: Park Guell is an architectural garden complex in the Gracia district of Barcelona.
15: It was designed by the architect Antoni Gaudi and built in the years 1900 to 1914.
17: Gaudi Tour: Sigrada Familia | This is how Gaudi made his models. Of course Bob already knew this!
18: "Artists do not need monuments erected for them because their works are their monuments." - Antoni Gaudi
19: 4 GATS! | Our favorite seat by the pool and some shots around town!
21: 10/12/11- Today Mom and I visited Montserrat, which is a spectacularly beautiful Benedictine monk mountain retreat about one hour North from Barcelona by train. Not only is Montserrat Monastery of significant religious importance but the natural beauty surrounding the monastery is simply breathtaking. ~Kelli
22: Tapas 24 | Rob- There are so many cool things for your idea books at Tapas 24! Love, Kelli
23: Here's a few photos from the hotel. Mom really loved the decor!
24: El Born
25: We loved Le Swing Vintage Shop!
27: Paella: Paella is a Spanish institution. And there are few better places to enjoy it than Barceloneta, Barcelona's 18th Century fishermen's district, where there are noisy seafood restaurants at every turn serving paella all afternoon. | Barceloneta
29: Goodbye Spain!