Hotel Miramar Barcelona
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Today we decided to take the hop-on hop-off bus. There are two companies to choose from and we choose the non-official one, simply because of the route. We took part of the green line and first got of at the hospital. It looks amazing, unfortunately they were restoring it, I guess, because you couldn't go inside. Too bad, because I would have loved …
... only saving grace - food was bland at best and overpriced. Leaving disappointed but we knew we could turn it around with dinner. Exploring the city it felt like any other city until we starting heading down all the cute little side streets - you could get lost just wandering. We walked around to the beach and it was really nice, makes me think of San Diego. It was a hot day but we were so happy to see ...
... The gallery displays his work chronologically, which is instructive. We both found some works that were really moving but this is a collection, not the collection, of his major pieces which are scattered the world over. Maybe we were too tired. As I have written before, we have the luxury of that judgement being fortunate enough to be doing this.
We walked out of there ready to go back to the flat, the temperature was dropping and we were both spent. The metro ...
... cafes and the best market ever!!! If I was a chef I would move here. I'm not a chef and I still do.
After the market we wandered to the Docks and saw where the world swimming competition was being held, huge diving boards etc. The temperature was over 30 so after a long afternoons walking a tired an hot Emma an Norm decided to make like a tree an get the metro back.
... tour bus, and caught the next bus to get a tour around Barcelona. When it reached the closest point to Guell Parc, we got off and hiked up a few blocks to see the park. It is a park designed by Gaudi and is built into the hillside. We climbed up (I counted 77 steps!) to see more of the park, and the view. We didn't make it to the very top, but did find a piazza-like area covered in sand, with lots of palm trees surrounding it. Seemed like a ...
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