Mar 20 2007
Flying often to Malaysia provided us with enough miles to get a “free” ticket to a european destination of our choice. I put “free” in quotation signs, because in fact you still have to pay quite a few taxes, not even mentioning the hotel and of course the kids’ tickets, and also given the very low plane tickets prices in Europe currently, it didn’t make that big a difference. So it was really more of an excuse for a weekend abroad coupled with a city’s visit. We chose Barcelona, where none of us had ever been before (actually it was Chi Meei’s first time in Spain altogether). With a flight of a little more than one hour, and then a taxi ride of 20 minutes to the city centre, it’s really next door.So we left on Friday night, spent two great packed days visiting, and came back home on Monday, loaded with sun and colors.