Barcelona Oct 2010

Delving back in time again today folks, this time we headed to Barcelona for a feast of architecture, beach and cheap cheap sangria from supermarkets!! We stayed in the Acta Antibes hotel a nice hotel in a great location just five minutes from the Sagrada Familia and Monumental subway stop. You can also (if youContinue reading “Barcelona Oct 2010”

Floods devastate Cinque Terre

Just two months after we visited the region terrible flash flooding has hit the Cinque Terre in Northern Italy. Vernazza and Monterosso were two of the worst hit villages with flood water decimating the tiny villages. “Everything is missing here — supplies, water, electricity,” said Angelo Betta, mayor of the town of Monterosso in the scenicContinue reading “Floods devastate Cinque Terre”

Heading down South for our anniversary

So in recent years our anniversary has been held in various venues ranging from Blackpool (1 year), Northern Ireland (2 year) Monaco (3 year) and Barcelona (4 year). This year we decided to venture to the South Coast, Newquay to be precise. Off we headed on Friday, straight into diversions and roadworks around Birmingham, finallyContinue reading “Heading down South for our anniversary”