Padilla Guest House
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... in the area that we selected seemed to be local, either Catalan or Spanish, although there were a few tourists dotted about as well. We plonked ourselves down on the road and started to enjoy our picnic, along with thousands of others. The sound of corks being popped and cans being opened was clearly audible above the chatter of numerous groups.
As the evening drew on, the spaces between groups got smaller and smaller as more people arrived to fill the gaps and from time ...
MONDAY AUGUST 27, 2012
This is a holiday in England which is why we had this long weekend to come to Barcelona. We really don't have a lot of time this morning so we wander around a bit to find some breakfast and then check out and head for the airport. We have to return the car to Pepecar with a full tank and we missed all the gas stations heading into the airport but the GPS says that there is a petrol station by one of ...
... said roof top patio, since this was an all-too-rare sunny day in London. Not just sunny - but sunny with a blue-tinged sky, not the typical dreary grey.
The menu looked promising, with a selection that included traditional English breakfast choices, as well as more internationally-influenced offerings. Other than the lovely rooftop, not much good was going on here ... any one of the Indian, Middle Eastern, or Moroccan food stalls would've been a far ...
... it that they do differently. The drive was really nice because we drive through the mountains to get to Barcelona. We stopped at another castle type place, but looked a bit different than the chateau we saw because it was Spanish. Definitely was a touristy place. Megan and I just sat down and had lunch in a pretty courtyard. It was really nice out and the food was good, although we had trouble switching our 'language mindset' from French ...
... to find the button that would change the language from Catalan to English - Phew!
Of we went - tickets in hand and down into the bowels of Barcelona to experience metropolitan train travel in a new city - after all, we have already checked out the trams and the buses!
We arrived safe and sound, then went to buy the tickets we required.
Once done, it was back to the centre of the city to secure some tickets for our ...
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