Monthly Archives: June 2012

Barcelona part 3 – my new tips

With apologies for the delay, here are my recommendations for Barcelona, based on my trip in May 2012. Tourist attractions Casa Batlló – I love Gaudí’s fantastical modernist architecture and I visit the fabulous Parc Güell on every trip to … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama in Scotland

This week, I was fortunate enough to attend an event with the Dalai Lama.  That’s not something that happens every day! The capacity crowd was there to see His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.  His talk in Edinburgh, Scotland, which … Continue reading

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Barcelona part 2 – tips from friends

As mentioned in my first Barcelona post, I have decided to pass on my Barcelona tips in three parts: my pre-this trip tips; pre-trip tips from others; and then finally a post about what I actually did.  This is Barcelona … Continue reading

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Had Dra market, Morocco

In a comment on my post about misshapen vegetables , one of the followers of this blog mentioned Had Dra market near Essaouira. I was keen to go there on a future visit! For me, travel is an experience; a broadening of … Continue reading

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