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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
Mountain Bridge
Mountain Bridge

A hike with our Andorran cousins.

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Mountain cottages of Andorra
Mountain cottages of Andorra
Big Uncle Brian
Big Uncle Brian
Spring in the Pyrenees
Spring in the Pyrenees
Emily and Liv with cousin Mia
Emily and Liv with cousin Mia
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
A Window to Collsacrabra
A Window to Collsacrabra

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

Nature's office space
Nature's office space

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

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.

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.

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.

Weekend family trip
Weekend family trip

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

Sardana Group in Barcelona
Sardana Group in Barcelona

The Sardana is a traditional dance in Catalunya

Sardana Lines
Sardana Lines
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.

Stranded in France
Stranded in France

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

Beautiful Andorra
Beautiful Andorra

One last hike with our family before departing for Croatia.