Category Archives: Girona


My impressions of Lleida is marked by the eery sound the storks made, nested high on the towers of the Seu Nova (the new see, i.e. the new cathedral). The clacking sound reverberated above the chirping of the thousands of … Continue reading

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2007 in pictures…

It was fun doing this last year, so I thought I’d continue… January We watched the arrival of the Three Kings in Barcelona, walked along the beach in Barcelona, went to the calçots festival in Valls and happened upon the … Continue reading

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The birth of a research assistant

I had been planning to go to Girona to collect some documentation for a long time now but couldn’t figure out the best time to go. As usual, the decision was made for me when I found out that a … Continue reading

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Amazing food in Girona

Of course, after all that researching we needed to eat! I was determined to have a good eating experience and after a bit of research, I decided to have lunch at Mimolet, a new restaurant about a block away from … Continue reading

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