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... and everything! There was a small pizza place beside us so we popped in there for dinner the first night and then got to bed early.
Friday we woke up around 9 and had some cereal and these delicious, addicting, breakfast galletas (breakfast cookies) that we ate way to many of that whole weekend. We then headed out to Las Ramblas, the main street in downtown Barcelona. We spent the ...
... made La Mercè patron saint of the city but the Pope didn't ratify this decision until two centuries later in 1868.
It was this year that Barcelona began celebrating its annual festival around September 24th but it wasn't until 1902, under the Mayor Francesc Cambó that the Festes de la Mercè began to be celebrated in the way they are today.
It was in this year that the first processions of papier-maché giants and big-heads - Gegants and ...
... served with fresh pesto. It was the perfect, special,
and healthy meal I was wanting. And that silly Carmen paid for my food without
telling me. When I chided her the next
morning, she said she expects me to return the gesture when she comes to
Seattle in 2016. Who knows where I will be then, but I felt I had made another
friend. The other piece that comes with making friends is hugs; didn’t even
think I was going to be needing ...
... the top of a mountain well we had loads of stairs to walk up to get there. Interesting enough to get to Park Guëll they have escalators outside (confused face).
Living in London you see many escalators but never seen one outside, well I guess they would need it for elders to go up to their homes.
Finally we go there and what a beautiful view of the city we captured. We could see everything truly wonderful.
... down on the funicular and missed the cable car by about 60 seconds which meant we missed our train by about 2 mins, ****! Still when we got to the station I had a nice cold beer and sat in the sun for 20 mins 'til the next one came along. Had a bit of a kip on he train and went for a drink before we were due to get ready to go out. We sat outside one of the pintxo places called Pincho J's as two Zelda (from Terrahawks) lookalikes smoked 3 fags in the time ...