Spring break

I am excited.  Just finished buying tickets tonight for a ten and one half day trip around Europe just before the ides of April.  

First up is Barcelona.  True, I know almost nothing about the place (other than that the city hosted the 1992 summer games, and currently has a good football team), but past visitors have told me good things (hearsay is admissible in the case of excited utterance, right?). From there it’s off to

Rome.  Yes, it’s Caesar, but Cicero just isn’t photogenic.  I crawled around Google Images.  It wasn’t pretty.  There are, of course, a variety of well-known sights scattered around Rome.  I will probably see one or two, get tired of tourism, wander off into a side alley in search of the “real Italy”, get mugged, and wish I had studied judo last semester at Iowa.  Which means I won’t need to check any baggage for my flight to Vienna.

Already on repeat. Total flight cost: GBP 240.  Add in some cheap hostels and 0 C tested sleeping bags, and you’ve got a European vacation.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s