Food Pics (Europe Edition)

Regular visitors know that I irregularly post photos and thoughts about my travels on this blog. I can go long stretches without sharing new content. As a professor, the fall academic calendar keeps me pretty close to home, but my travel itinerary usually starts to fill up after the spring semester break and stretches into the summer. […]

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Barcelona’s La Sagrada Familia

The Basilica de la Sagrada Familia is Barcelona’s most popular tourist destination and one of the most popular tourist sites in all of Spain. Its foundation stone was set in 1882, and La Sagrada Familia has been under perpetual construction since then. It was designed by famed architect Antoni Gaudi. I was most fortunate to […]

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Travel Photos of 2013

This year has been an unusually active travel year for me. I was able to make a few trips across the country and spend some time exploring Asia and Europe. Now that we’ve all made it to the end of the year (nearly), I’d like to share some of my favorite photos from the past […]

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Barcelona: a Roman Wall, a Cathedral, and La Rambla

I had decided to wander around Barcelona for a little while without any specific plans to see anything. As I was emerging from an alleyway, this sight greeted me: Upon further inspection, I learned that part of the structure was built on a Roman wall that dates to the fourth century. I only explored the […]

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