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... the old walls of the city, it was rather nice to see the way the Barcelonians have embraced their history and integrated the old walls into buildings and moved forward rather than keep the old separated as other European cities seemed to have done.
Our apartment is in the Barri Gotic, or Cuitat Vella. That bodes well. I have done my due diligence in finding an apartment that will oversee a part of the festivities that make up La Merce, festa ...
One thing that did work well for us was to book early excursions so that we would beat most of the crowds and be back on the air conditioned ship before we were exhausted.
In the future, I don't think there will be a lot of DCL excursions in my future, they're too big and it's just not possible to move quickly with a crowd of 40 ...
... those regularly. I saw an exciting Flamenco
show, though the tourist version. Wasn’t quite up to finding a bar and waiting
til midnight for the music to begin, so I paid my 18E to be entertained in
comfort. That really is a ***** dance. The angrier the better…such a gorgeous
expression of passion.
As I finished processing my contrasting experiences with
housing, a friend suggested I was “working the bugs out of ...
... as we approached the park. There are a series of escalators near the park entrances. It cost 8 euro each for admission to the main part of the park. The outer area of the park is free. We found it an amazing place and spent over 4 hours there. I would highly recommend this park to anyone visiting Barcelona. The Gaudi designs of the buildings and other structures around the park are stunning and are part of a UNESCO World Heritage site of Gaudi's works. Once we left ...
... candies, meat, cheese and fish. Lots of things we had never seen in a market like rabbit, and goats heads. Afterwards we took a 2 1/2 hour walking tour of the Gothic section of the city which was quite interesting. We visited an interesting square called St. Filip Neri (By the way, Patti, that jewelry pouch works great!). Later we went back on the hop on hop off bus but weren't too impressed with the sights it visited ...