Sabbatical in Barcelona

Monthly Archives: March 2018

Last Monday we had lovely spring weather yet again and we decided to walk to Sant Cugat again through the natural park of Collserola. The magnificent mountain range Serra de Collserola rises up over Barcelona Metropolitan Area. It is almost touching the city. For the huge population that lives around these mountains it forms a much-loved and incredibly valuable natural area and a great privilege to enjoy. Collserola is a well-preserved natural… Read More

We left the Pyrenees Friday evening together with our friends and as we still had the rental car Michael and I decided to drive to Montserrat on Saturday after having dropped off Ingo and Peter at the airport. Montserrat is the world famous monastery an hour drive away from Barcelona. It is situated in the mountain and you can reach it by cable car or by car. Founded in the 10th century… Read More

Last week we went skiing with our friends from Dortmund, Ingo and Peter. They arrived on Saturday by plane and the next day we took a rental car to drive to our destination: Baqueira-Beret in the Catalan Pyrenees. After a four hours drive we could check into our lovely apartment in the middle of the Val d´Aran. Baqueira has been founded in the 1960s as a ski resort and since then has… Read More

After a rather cold February spring finally started at the end of the month with mild temperatures. So we had a couple of spring walks. For example we walked on the Carretera de les Aigues which is a 9 km walking and cycling path along the slopes of the Tibidabo mountain range with incredible panoramic views over Barcelona. At the end of the track we found a tapas bar where to sit… Read More