Hostal Nuevo Colon
Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... to the fire pit.
"Just do it. I did it. The guys are doing it. Go do it."
She looked at me like I was crazy, and to be honest, I don't blame her. I had let my frustrations spill over to some stranger. But. I'm okay with that.
"Can I go with someone?"
"No, go by yourself. Jump."
She hesitated, and then screamed as she leapt over the fire.
I clapped and cheered as more girls got up ...
... the city center. I made the tour of the city via the famous red shuttle buses enjoying the sites all around. What I particularly liked was the changes of the scenery. A large and quite busy modern avenue was leading to a district with gothic buildings. Many of the buildings are representatives of modernism in the 19th century. Imagine all these different images into a single city, and you will understand why Barcelona has so many visitors each year. For anyone who ...
Well we were going to the beach but it's cloudy so decided to head for the park instead.
Tried the bus for the first time and we were congratulating ourselves then it broke down assign.
It was just fine going home so I think that was pretty unusual.
Gaudi had a different vision from the rest of us that's for sure!
Queued up at 8.00 to get into Sangrada Familia at 9.00; It is very beautiful inside amazing stained glass windows and decoration, really good museum with models of all the towers etc. Then went to La Rambla and the food market, every sort of produce you can ...
... church they've ever seen. Last night we popped into a church built in 1329 to hear a choir rehearsing. The kids got to hear with their own ears the beauty of gothic arches inside a cathedral and to see the unbelievable (by modern standards) labor and attention given to a single building.
It's been a busy day in Barcelona and our challenge for tomorrow is to see one last museum before we hop a train back to Valencia. Thanks for leaving comments--we miss our friends back ...