• Spain
  • Park Güell

    Marks of Gaudi’s architectural brilliance were visible everywhere in Barcelona. I was fortunate enough to visit one of his designs, Park Güell, which was commissioned by Mr. Güell and intended to be a luxurious residence some distance from the city. Unfortunately, the project failed (no one wanted to live so far away from the city center) and the land became a […]

  • California
  • Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

    Driving south from Carmel, we reached Point Lobos State Natural Reserve in only 10 minutes. I was so surprised by just how close everything was, considering that California is the third largest state in the U.S.! The state’s vastness can be seen in the diverse landscapes, however. We traveled from big city to small towns and now we were surrounded […]