2013 in review

Posted: January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

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A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 920 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 15 trips to carry that many people.

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While walking near the Olympic Park in Barcelona, we were afforded this view of the city!


This is the entrance to the Madrid Historical Museum, formally known as the Museo Municipal. It was originally built in 1673 as the Real Hospice Ave Maria and San Fernando. Generally the building is very striking, but this entrance is what really caught my eye! You just don’t see architecture and detail like this in Canada!!

Keep Calm…

Posted: February 6, 2013 in General
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This is the monument to Miguel de Cervantes at the Plaza de España (“Spain Square“) in Madrid. Not only was Madrid beautiful to walk around during the day, the city was just as amazing to walk around at night!



… drink as the Spaniards do! Sangria, lots and lots of amazing sangria!!


These boots belong to Mesut Özil, a German international that currently plays for Real Madrid. What drew me to take this picture was the colour of the boots. To the people who know me, it is no big surprise that a bright green pair of boots would grab my attention! The light boxes that each pair has below them gives off the perfect light!


This photo represents 1/4 of the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, home of Real Madrid. It is hard to depict the try scale of the stadium, but if interested, you can read more about it here.



While in Madrid this past summer, we took a stadium tour of the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, home to Real Madrid. It is the most grand and beautiful stadium that I have ever set foot into! The trophy room contains the football boots of all the current Real Madrid players, two of which are pictured here.

My Friend Gourd…

Posted: January 27, 2013 in Photos
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My parents went to visit my brother in Ecuador over Christmas and brought us back this hand carved gourd. It is approximately 6 inches tall. The work is so intricate that every time that I look at it, I see something new! This photo only represents 1/4 of the work.