Hotel Acta BCN 40
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... the regulars were at the gay pride parade we walked by earlier?). It was almost 7pm and the beach was completely packed still. We picked a spot to lay out and were surrounded by smells from home (marijuana) and a few people playing with a soccer ball. Touts occasionally came around, pushing mojitos, beers, blankets, massages, and coconuts (the coconut guy was especially loud). We asked how much the cold beer was and ended up negotiating down ...
... pizza and ice cream. During my travels so far I had noticed that plenty of the Catalans liked to sit outside restaurants with espressos so I thought whilst I'm here I'll do what they do, so I tried my first espresso. It was very strong so good job I like coffee.
After lunch we went to visit Park Guell. Park Guell was a long way up a hill but luckily enough someone had been clever and built a escalator outside so we could just ride it ...
... that this is also the location of the Holy Grail in Arthurian mythology. While we didn't see any sign of the Holy Grail or the monks that live there, we did view the outside of the monastery and walked into the Basilica.
A funicular took us to the top of Montserrat where we marveled at the views, and then partway down the mountain to the beginning of the hike to the sacred cave. Spaniards believe that Montserrat is ...
... full of ridiculously nice humans. Absolutely stuffed, we got the 1 hour train back to the metro (where I fell asleep standing up) and decided to look at our travel plans and book anymore travel that we needed to. We went for a walk through the city and then decided we wanted to have dinner at a nice restaurant. So we went into a really expensive looking square where they had heaps of lovely little restaurants. The funny thing about ...
... was ok but due to the weather being so hot on that day we didn't get to see as many animals as we wanted.
Later on in the evening we went to Hogans Bar in Las Ramblas. They play some great music and all cocktails are 6 euros. We met Nicole one of the lovely waitresses, very friendly.
Dinner was at the old famous Macdonalds, the menu is pretty much the same as in London.
Overall great day!