Sabbatical in Barcelona


On Sunday all the historic sites were open to the public free of charge. So we joined the masses climbing up the Akropolis. People had settled already about 5000 years ago on this hill, however, its current remains have been built in the 5th century BC by Perikles. the most famous site is the Parthenon, a former temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. Whilst the Greek and Romans maintained the building well,… Read More

From November 2-6 Michael and I were in Athens. Our friend from Amsterdam, Nikos, is currently back in his home town for a 9 months project and we took the opportunity to visit him and finally make it for the very first time in our lives to Athens and to Greece! Our flight from Barcelona via Rome was pleasant. From the airport we took the train to the city center and arrived… Read More

Yesterday Michael and I celebrated that we have been spending more than half of my life together: 20 years and 11 months. We celebrated the special moment with a big glass of Ouzo in a Greek taverna in Athens! Blog over Athens will follow soon!