Posts Tagged ‘Italy’

As much as Madrid has stayed conservative over the years, that much Barcelona has been progressive, and the evident changes could be seen in the city. The new extensions of La Sagrada Familia have been constructed, some metro stations have been renovated, and the waterfront has received a complete make-over. Since we were staying in an apartment for over a week, by the […]


Grand Tour V

24Sep05

Originally written on September 24, 2005 Hello everyone, It’s been some time since I’ve sent out an email. It takes a while to write these messages as I have to collect my thoughts in order to put them into words. It’s difficult to do such a thing when I’m time-constrained and have to pay for […]


Grand Tour IV

11Sep05

Originally written on September 11, 2005 Ciao ragazzi, I hope this message finds all of you well. Today is my last day in Florence and Italy. I have some time to kill because my sister has left for London this morning, and D.B. is already home. Thus, I decided to send you another email and […]


Grand Tour III

06Sep05

Originally written on September 6, 2005   Hello, hello Here is yet another email from me but this time from renaissance Florence. I have to say that I liked Rome because of the cultural importance, but the city, itself, is not the greatest one. There is a lot of tourists (duh), and Romans seem not to […]


Grand Tour II

02Sep05

Originally written on September 2, 2005 Ciao tutti!!! 🙂 Here’s another update on my journey, but this time I’m writing from Roma, the caput mundi. It was difficult for me to leave Spain, but the thought of coming back is still with me. How could I forget delicious sangria, sweet fresh figs and amazing time […]