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Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... of Assisi Cathedral in Assisi Italy
6. The Duomo in Florence, Italy
7. Notre Dame in Paris, France
8. Sacre Coeur in Paris, France
9. Duomo di Orvieto
10. Cathedral of Pisa
11. St. Rocco in Ognio, Italy
Check them out and see if you agree...might be hard seeing pics of the Ognio's church but a number of you have seen it in person!
Tomorrow more Gaudi then off to Cadaquez on the coast of Spain!
Maria and ...
... etc. We stopped of in La Cervesita again where, in addition to some beer we had a bag of Black Truffle crisps which were delicious.
The main event of the night was the Xambanga de Gegants, perhaps the most inclusive of the major traditional events during La Merce. This year it was starting of from La Drassanes which made sense because that's where most of the giants had been on display and there's no Xambanga ...
... backdrop. The crowd was huge. More by luck than judgement we ended up in a great spot that was between the three colles and also in the shade because this is a long and thirsty session. We watched as a succession of huge 8 and 9 layers high castells were put up but we didn’t see anybody from the crowd being asked to help, possibly because the three teams were already out in force and perhaps because only a few weeks previously there had been a fall in which two ...
We arrived back in Barcelona at 8:30AM and will take the train at 4:30 PM back to Montpellier. From there, we plan on going to Avignon, Nice, and Monaco before we dive into Italy.
Since we had some time, we decided to take on the hour and a half walk from the train station to Sangrada Familie (the big church), so that we could take in the wonders of the building in the daylight (last time we only saw it at night). ...
... city in Catalan. We had a nice sandwich for lunch...I love the wonderful long crunchy baguettes they have here, like in France. Will miss them a lot when we go home.
In walking the winding alleys, we passed a lot of interesting graffiti, mainly on the doors that are pulled down over store entries.
At 4:00 PM our group gathered in the lobby bar and we brought a few bottles of cava and some nuts and potato ...