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CITINERARY: Hampton Court Palace

Royal Greetings from Hampton Court Palace!   The original Tudor Hampton Court Palace was begun by Cardinal Wolsey in the early 16th century, but it soon attracted the attention of Henry VIII, who brought all his six wives here. Surrounded by … Continue reading

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2. BARCELONA: Bitter Sweet History…

Today was a sad day for us… decided to cut it short and start with the sweet part of the original itinerary… Carrer Petritxol… a sweeter destination was on the list… so we had our sort of brunch at Granja … Continue reading

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CITINERARY: Barcelona Art Surprise!

Casa Calvet de Barcelona (1899) is one of Antoni Gaudí’s earliest buildings. Some people consider it his most conservative work but it also contains markedly modernista elements, such as the façade which terminates in a curve and the attic balconies, … Continue reading

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SAN MATEO: Maker Faire

Finally made it to the Maker Faire and it was great! Early morning was the best, when we’ve got to make our own book at the San Francisco Center for the Book, played with Geometry on a Roll, met the … Continue reading

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SAN FRANCISCO: Heath Ceramics

We finally made it to Heath Ceramics! Or rather Heath Ceramics made it closer to us, with their new studio in San Francisco 🙂 There was an Open Studio on Mother’s Day weekend that I’m hoping to become a tradition … Continue reading

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Barcelona MX: mmm… xocolata!

We’ve planned this day for a trip to Figueres, waked up early in the morning and were at Passeig de Gràcia railway station late enough to miss the express train, so decided to sweeten our day at the Gran Via … Continue reading

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