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... felt; the same as the older Spanish gentleman who I sat beside in the cathedral; in shaking hands during the mass. The French seem to me very poised and a handsome people. My thinking is that the Spanish here, apart from family resemblances, have warm faces; almost a lived in look about them. I thinkmy family would know what I mean by this. In Paris, we learnt to walk in an orderly way on the right; the people ...
... and set up the go pro for some shots of the sunrise. I was a little surprised by my findings, the sun was coming up from the ocean horizon, no where close to the mountains or city. I guess in my head I had thought the coast of Barcelona faced south when it actually faces directly east. It was a beautiful sunrise and we looked down at our phones to see what time it was, 7:44 am on the dot, exactly the time that was promised on the websites we looked at. We took a ton of pictures and ...
... we decided to grab lunch before catching the Blue tour. Once on the blue tour, we headed toward the most famous Sagradi Familia. Since we had already purchased tickets for a next day tour, we continued on to Gaudi's Park Guell, another extraordinary architectural design. Gaudi had designed a very unique community for the elite but was not able to complete due to lack of funds. It hence became an tourist sight....probably more profitable in the long run!
In the late afternoon, we met up with our food tour. Alex from Aborigines took us to a
series of 5 restaurants, ranging from a modern chic brew pub to a more traditional neighborhood bar and ending at a restaurant that was a cross between both. The food was
outstanding! We were able to gain a great appreciation and understanding of the Catalan cooking, something we could not have ...
... of art. Although there is quite a hike up local streets with some outdoor escalators, the view at the top is unreal. I didn't pay the 8€ to go see the art work (something to do on my next trip), but I got an equally good view. Then it was a long hike back down the mountain.
Then it was off to my last thing of the day: Montjuic mountain. Another exhausting hike where I was starting to cramp in my calves and build quite a sweat as it was 30 ...