Posts Tagged: travel

Barcelona-Sevilla (but first food)

The last evening in Barcelona we met friends for dinner: in their neighbourhood, first with a beer in their social club, and then in their favourite restaurant. It’s amazing that people (three youngish guys: two in the kitchen and one waiting tables) can have a restaurant where they do nothing at all to the interior,

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Barcelona (part 1)

We wanted to go by train all the way, and already had the tickets! Then SNCF decided to strike two out of every five days, and one of those days was the first day that our Interrail ticket was valid and because it was a special bargain price we couldn’t change it. Travelling later, skipping

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Dordrecht!

Celebrating the forefeast of Spouse’s birthday (which fell on Sunday so we wouldn’t have time or energy to celebrate on the day itself) with a little city trip. We’d planned one day in Dordrecht and one day in The Hague, and booked a hotel room (a suite, no less) in The Hague for that. Took

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Around Worldcon: travel

A Post in Two Parts. With an Interlude that’s Nothing But Links. Warning: may be long. AMS-HEL Up at 4:30 to catch the 5:33 train to have enough time at Schiphol for my 9:55 plane, because I’d been warned about the enormous holiday queues. But of course holiday queues don’t happen at 7 in the

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