Barcelona Hotel Colonial
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... about my big night. As for today, well you can imagine it was a bit of a slower one. I spent my afternoon wandering la rumbla, the main drag in Barcelona. It was quite enjoyable doing my own thing. I got some souvenirs and even got to do a bit of shopping - for the ladies that are interested I had some good buys at H&M and Zara and this other store called bakresh. I pretended I spoke Spanish at the line up at H&M when the lady in front of me ...
... an hour. I'm sure it could be longer so advanced tickets would have been a good idea. The view from above was nice enough. I didn't mind how high we were. It is only a seven minute ride. When we got to the other side we had to ask someone where the cabs were - there was only a little park visible and we had no idea which direction to go in. We took a cab to Poble Espanyol which might not be for everyone but I enjoyed it. It is actually ...
... live in the building now. I could settle in quite nicely. Unfortunately, the outside was covered in scaffolding due to renovations. Also hopped off near Park Guell, a park designed by Gaudi originally built as a housing development but failed to sell. Apparently Gaudi lived in a house there. Didn't actually go in as the hill leading up was very steep and we were dog tired and hungry so we got waylaid at the pizza cafe half way up ...
... why- so were careful not to bump into people as we walked down the street. Laura spotted a store called ‘Jamon Experience’, which was basically a shop devoted to Iberico ham, and had displays of legs in the windows. She was in her element, and once again tried to convince me that we need an entire leg of meat for our house….to be honest it wouldn’t even fit in our kitchen!
I think all the ham was making Laura hungry, so we decided to ...
... we took a free tour around the city and learned a lot about the history if Barcelona. In fact, Barcelona is located in a section of Spain called Cataluya. They don't speak Spanish, rather they speak Catalan, which is described as a mix between Spanish, Italian, and French. At this moment Catalunya is trying to become it's own country. This may even happen by the end of the year. The Catalunyian flag was hung out of the windows of all of the supporters that ...