New goal for this summer is to post much more frequently and as part of that I am trying to wrap up several old trip report series. Today’s post will cover the last 5 days of our trip in 2012 to Rome and Barcelona. Photo’s are from both Barcelona and the costa brava. I will let the pictures do the talking in this post. Looking forward to more posts soon!
Due to our normal Thanksgiving/Christmas rotation Christmas fell this year with my family. My mother decided it would be a good idea to gather everyone together in Rome for Christmas. We would spending 5 nights in Rome with 11 people (My sister and her two children, my brother and his wife and three kids, my mom, and my wife and myself). Needless to say, I expected a little bit of chaos! After our 5 nights in Rome, my wife and I left for 5 nights in Barcelona while my family continued on to Florence. It was a refreshing way to spend Christmas.
Our itinerary (and blog breakdown) was as follows:
12/21 – ATL-FRA-FCO Lufthansa Business Class (A340-300 Old Business Class)
12/22-12/27 – Rome with my family. Stayed at the Rome Cavalieri, part of the Waldorf-Astoria Collection
12/27 – FCO-BCN on Vueling (A320)
12/27-1/1 – Barcelona with my wife. Stayed at the Hilton Diagonal Mar.
1/1 – BCN-FRA-ATL Lufthansa Business Class (A340-300 Old Business Class)