Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... in shops in Port Vell but the grey skies did not help with the photos.
A rest at the hotel saw us head out for dinner but the ominous skies made us stay close by and we had some very nice pasta before heading for bed. Katie and I are off to Seville tomorrow on an epic 11 hour journey starting at 9.30am. We bade Sandra farewell wishing her a safe journey to London and then on to New Zealand.
... then. I kept on checking for the few shady seats on the top rear of the bus to open but they were taken by a bunch of senior citizens. You have to keep your eyes peeled if you want to grab one. The sun was baking us.
After that, we went to the Park Guell. Unfortunately, they had a 2+ hour wait to see the inside. We were able to walk the gardens which was nice but the bus tour should have told us before we exited. We then wanted to ...
... the whole of Barcelona below them in the background.
Hetts has been trying to help me play bridge, so this holiday has been a double bonus of not just Barcelona but Bridge too. Not quite like the bridge weekends or cruises I have seen advertised, but pretty close. So this morning (or what was left of it) we laid out a few hands and we talked through counting losers, winners and the no. of points needed for particular bids until my brain ...
Found a great spot to break our fast today. We had a rather slow start, so breakfast turned into brunch by the time we got going this morning. However, good things come to those who wait. We found a great spot in the Placa Reial, just off La Rambla. One of the loveliest old squares I've seen. Beautiful balconied buildings surround all 4 sides, with covered arcades at ground level. Even at 10.30am ...
... exciting it was going to be and... the game wasnt IN Barcelona!!! He had the saddest face id ever seen it broke my heart. I look around OK babe its fine we are here and look they have to have beer lets go there it was a shoddy outdoor sports bar where kids were playing soccer but it worked just fine a great place to chat to reacquaint and for Sinisa and Odetta to get to know each other. After a while we thought hmm Dave will eb getting in we better go back. we ...
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