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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Beautiful Vacation in Spain

We recently returned from a long-awaited journey. We visited Spain! It was our first trip abroad, ever. I've wanted to visit this country since I was a young girl in Spanish class--way back when.  Our trip included staying in five different cities, and we also visited several others for the day.

It was a delight in every way. The country was beautiful, the historical sights were stunning, and the people were friendly and welcoming. 

A snippet of the places we visited:

Madrid, Spain in the Evening
Madrid in the Evening

Alcazar of Toledo, Spain
The Stunning City of Toledo

Looking Out of the Alcazar
The Alcazar in Sevilla

Catedral de Santa María de la Sede 
The Cathedral in Sevilla

The Alhambra in Granada

Close to Valencia, Spain
The Mediterranean Sea

Churros and Chocolate
Churros and Chocolate in a Valencia Restaurant

Bridge and Building
Calatrava's Architecture in Valencia

Valencia Cathedral
Cathedral in Valencia

Cathedral of Cordoba
The Mesquita in Cordoba

La Sagrada Familia
Guadi's La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Park Guell
Park Guell in Barcelona- designed by Guadi

Park Guell
More from Parque Guell

The Monastery at Montserrat

Flamenco Dancer- Palacio Andaluz
Flamenco Dancer in Sevilla

What a fantastic time it was. Now it's back to reality and responsibilities. Maybe some stitching today will ease me back into the routine?

Thanks for stopping by today!

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  • At June 28, 2011 at 10:54 AM , Blogger Gillie said...

    Gorgeous photographs, so glad you enjoyed it. I love Spain though haven't been since my honeymoon, 40 yearsago last week, yikes!

  • At June 29, 2011 at 12:47 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

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  • At June 29, 2011 at 11:12 AM , Blogger Adelina said...

    Me alegro mucho que le gustara mi país ! La vieja Europa es muy hermosa cuando personas como usted hacen esas hermosas fotografías . Me ha gustado mucho visitar su blog .
    Greetings . Adelina.

  • At June 30, 2011 at 8:40 AM , Blogger Stitcher S said...

    Thanks to Gillie, Season, and Adelina.

    Adelina- He querido visitar a su pais desde era muy pequena! Fue fantastico, y la gente era muy amable.

  • At June 30, 2011 at 2:37 PM , Blogger debijeanm said...

    What a fabulous experience! Looks like a spectacular trip. I've never been out of the US and hope to travel. Someday. Probably to Japan, though, since I have family there. Fortunately, it's always been at the top of my travel wishlist. Thanks for sharing your trip with us. It inspires me.


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