While visiting Barcelona, Victoria suggested I look into visiting the Pyrenees. She knows my affinity for mountains, and as they were only a few hours away it seemed like a good fit. After doing some research we found that a day trip would probably involve about 6 hours on a train (round-trip), as this was a once in a lifetime opportunity, Unfortunately, the weather wasn’t complying with our plans; for all the days we were in Barcelona, the Pyrenees had forecasts of thunderstorms.
Neither Victoria nor I were very psyched about the prospect of spending 3 hours on a train only to get soaking wet and possibly struck by lightning, so I did a little more research and found a much closer alternative: Monserrat.
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