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IDIOTS ABROAD

Travel can be a humbling experience. We were reminded of this on a regular basis as we settled into nomadic life and visited our family in Andorra, a tiny county nestled within the Pyrenees mountains.

Tracey in the Pyrenees
Tracey in the Pyrenees
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Mountain Bridge
Mountain Bridge

A hike with our Andorran cousins.

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Mountain cottages of Andorra
Mountain cottages of Andorra
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Big Uncle Brian
Big Uncle Brian
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Spring in the Pyrenees
Spring in the Pyrenees
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Emily and Liv with cousin Mia
Emily and Liv with cousin Mia
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The Collsacrabra region of northern Spain
The Collsacrabra region of northern Spain

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L'Avenc, a restores castle in Spain
L'Avenc, a restores castle in Spain
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A Window to Collsacrabra
A Window to Collsacrabra

A window from one of the L'Avenc cottages looking out over the landscape

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Nature's office space
Nature's office space

I'm writing for our travel blog while taking in the view.

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Nit de San Juan
Nit de San Juan

A celebration of the sun, where fire is the main event. For the parade, volunteers wearing protective capes swing metal mesh bags filled with embers.

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Nit de San Juan for kids
Nit de San Juan for kids

No swinging bags of fire for Ali. The girls and their cousins got sparklers instead.

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Balloon Man
Balloon Man

Brian loves this photo, I think because the guy looks so sad while standing under a mass of air-filled happiness.

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Weekend family trip
Weekend family trip

A day in the Spanish countryside with Mari, Ori, and the cousins

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Sardana Group in Barcelona
Sardana Group in Barcelona

The Sardana is a traditional dance in Catalunya

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Sardana Lines
Sardana Lines
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Man on a Dragon
Man on a Dragon

I wish I could give you a detailed explanation of the meaning behind the festivities involving this guy, but sometimes we'd just stumble upon a parade of people wearing crazy costumes and we'd have no idea why.

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Stranded in France
Stranded in France

That time we picked up our rental car, got lost, and almost ran out of gas

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Beautiful Andorra
Beautiful Andorra

One last hike with our family before departing for Croatia.

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