Hostal Absolut Centro
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... hot chocolate again at our 'usual' table. We got tickets to go up to Montserrat which is a mountain monastery about an hour train ride outside the city. We met up with two Swedish and two American girls on the train who were doing the same thing and hung out and talked with them for the day. When you get to the mountain you ride a cable car from the train station up to the monastery buildings on the mountain which felt a lot like you were on the set of The ...
And so the journey home began with a 9:15am flight from Santiago to Barcelona. The journey home...physically, spiritually and emotionally. Am I ready for the inevitable transition into 'normality'? Are others ready? When I bade Kate and Nigel farewell yesterday at Cape Finisterre Kate's parting words to me were "the real Camino starts when you return home dear". I think she may be on to something because I can sense it already... Flying to Barcelona...tears flowed ...
... catching up on this. I went to a light show the hostel told me about with a couple of other. Due to start at 7pm the others gave up at 8 as it hadn't started, I gave up at 9. Not sure when it did finally start but it was to cold to stand around for any longer. Finding something to eat on the way back to the hostel, getting back just before ...
... Cuitadella Park after a great concert. It was a bizarre and almost creepy experience. Music coming from dark sections of the park, children running free, sections of the park lit up in different colors, drum circles and more.
The Gigantes (Parade of Giants) is tonight and fireworks galore tomorrow. I have a date to see the fireworks but may take a pass on the parade. It's been a long weekend!
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Our first full day in Barcelona, we settled on doing our touristly duties. We made breakfast in the apartment then set off to buy more groceries of course.
Living like locals, we visited the La Boqueria market in the morning to by our ingredients for lunch and dinner. There are so many identical markets, it was hard to decide where to shop. Since we had success at the produce stand we visited the night before, we made that our go to stop ...