Monthly Archives: October 2010

Travels Part 1 – Venice

Just arrived in Rotterdam. Despite the slight drizzle, the city has already been amazing. Super clean, friendly, modern and (relatively) cheap. Especially after coming from Paris. It’s going to take me a while to catch up to all of the … Continue reading

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Made it into Paris

After three cold and rainy days in Venice, we made it to Paris. The internet was non-existent in Venice, and it is pretty terrible here too. I will try my best to get a post up while we are travelling, … Continue reading

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Mas Comida

More culinary creations: Michael really got into this meal… squash potato soup with chicken as an appetizer: Main course of battered cod with green beans and cream of corn: Michael’s home made lemon sorbet for dessert: Bell peppers, feta cheese, … Continue reading

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Barcelona Aquarium

As part of Catherine’s stay in Barca, we made the obligatory visit to the aquarium. I had been meaning to go but never got around to it until last week. It was pretty cool, but a little expensive for what … Continue reading

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Mt. Tibidabo

Last week, Catherine came to visit for a few days before heading off to Bernard and Aude’s house in Manosque. We had a 3 day weekend, so we had some extra time to explore some new things around Barcelona that … Continue reading

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Igualada Cemetery – Enric Miralles

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) and Biblioteca Sant Antoni

The Sant Antoni Library was a place we visited for one of our classes. It’s an interesting building to inhabit and examine because of its non-traditional integration into the Cerda grid. Through the middle of the library is an opening … Continue reading

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Food

Here are some more of our culinary masterpieces (at least that’s how we think of them). Home made falafel and humus with pita, rosemary rice and meatballs: Honey soy chicken with mushrooms and white rice: Michael’s famous homemade pizza (bbq … Continue reading

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ARCH 424: Field Studies in Architecture

One of the classes we are currently taking called Field Studies in Architecture. It is basically the same thing as the other field studies courses, however we look at built architecture rather than landscape. Our first assignment was to document … Continue reading

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La Mercè: Closing Fireworks [day 3]

(video from Yoav) Sunday was the last day of the La Mercè festival. After the sun went down, there was a huge show combining music, fireworks, and the magic fountain at Montjuic. It was a pretty awesome show, and can … Continue reading

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