For my birthday my uncle and aunt took me to Richmond in Virginia. I was charmed by the city. It’s a nice destination for a two or three-day getaway.
Oriol made a big effort showing me around in Barcelona. He made sure we tried all kinds of public transport in the metropolis.
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) is an art museum in Richmond, Virginia. Entry is free, except for special exhibition.
In September the Tibidado Funicular wil cease activities as a regular mode of transport in Barcelona. It will close down for necessary security related engineering works and at reopening it will be part of Parc d’Atraccions Tibidabo, a theme park on Tibidado (the mountain).
The Tren dels Llacs, literally Lakes’s Train, is a scenic train route in Catalonia in Spain. It’s operated by Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGT).
Traditionally, Antwerp Pride in Belgium is held on the second weekend of August. That’s Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August.
Today, Saturday 10 August, the Antwerp Pride parade ran through the streets of Antwerp in Belgium. Some 90,000 attended the parade as participant or as spectator.
On the site of the Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond, Virginia you can visit the American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar.
The Virginia State Capitol is the seat of state government of the Commonwealth of Virginia, located in Richmond. The Capitol was conceived of by Thomas Jefferson and Charles-Louis Clérisseau in France, based on the Maison Carrée in Nîmes. Construction began in 1785 and was completed in 1788.
For my birthday, my uncle and aunt who live near Wilmington, North Carolina took me on a two-day, two-night excursion to Richmond in the Commonwealth of Virginia. We stayed at The Jefferson Hotel.