And we’re back!

We’ve been back in the full swing of London life for two whole weeks now! Though it’s only now that I’ve found the time to sit down and write this blog post. Our (Nic and I) mini travel/jaunt around Spain was wonderful.

We visited Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and finally a relaxing stop in Ibiza. The weather was pretty much at least 35 degrees celsius everyday degrees, with a number of days going over 40. Nic and I have since settled on 37 degrees as the temperature we start to shut down from life…

So without further ado, here’s some of my favourite photos from each of our destinations!

Madrid
We stayed Madrid for 4 nights – it was scorching there! The heat was emphasised by us not having a beach or a pool nearby. But the city itself was beautiful, and we had a wonderful time. It was here we walked on average 10 miles a day and began our journey of drinking copious amounts of sangria.

Barcelona
After Madrid we hopped on the train to Barcelona for 3 short nights. We were so happy to finally be in the sea, and we had a cheeky rooftop pool in Barcelona, so all was well. It was another city where we did so much walking everyday. We fell in love with Barcelona, and really hope to go back very soon.

Valencia
Another (slightly longer) train ride, and we were in Valencia for 2 nights. It was here the temperature was over 40 for the two days. I have few photos from here as we spent our time running from shade to shade! But we again had a wonderful time frolicking in the sea and eating some incredible food.

Ibiza
After a very short flight on a very small plane, we arrived in Ibiza, our home for the last 5 days of our holiday. The Island was absolutely gorgeous, but definitely the most touristy of our stays. We woke up at 6am to watch the sunrise over the sea whilst drinking Sangria, that’s my highlight of the holiday. The rest of our time in Ibiza was spent either snorkelling or swimming in the sunshine, it was a blast.

I didn’t want to bog you down with an over abundance of photos from our trip (I took over 800, whoops). But if you do want more, then check out my daily blog, where I posted everyday and have done for over 400 days now!

Please let me know if you like this holiday summary, as I tried to keep it brief, but if people do want more photos or a more indepth post, then I will happily oblige!

Anyway, I hope you’ve all had a wonderful summer, I know I have! I’ll be working on my next animation over the next couple days, so look out for that.

Thanks for reading,
Steph

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I’m Going Travelling!

Yesterday afternoon was an exciting time for me and my friend Rosie, and now I’m about to blog some very exciting news –

I’m travelling around Europe for a month!

We both bought a train ticket from InterRail which will let us travel through 30 countries throughout Europe for a month (apart from our home country). And in all honesty, words cannot describe how stoked I am for it! It’s a chance to explore some countries I’ve never been to, and re-visit the ones I have, and loved.

We’ve been working on a basic route, but don’t want to plan it too much, as it would be more fun to jump off a train as and when and go from our maps. Below is an image I got from the InterRail website and I’ve drawn on our current loose route.

Main places so far are –
Paris
Rome
Venice
Salzburg (where Sound of Music was filmed)
Prague
Warsaw (capitol of Poland)
Berlin

This are the more touristy places we’ll be going, but we also want to travel to the more secluded places that less people have heard of but are still just as beautiful. It’s a chance to explore, see breathtaking scenery Europe has to offer, and also indulge in the atmosphere of each place.

I’m planning on bringing both my SLR and compact digi, so will hopefully get a good number of images to remember the experience. Expect more updates as I get more and more excited about the upcoming adventure. Oh, and if you have any advice on places, I’d love to know!