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... my spanish wine, trying to work out this damn iPad and your father! He's flaked out on bed, mouth partly open, working his way up to snoring mode, yes, poor mum, I hear you say! First night in Spain and we ate Italian, think that could be a bit wrong, should've been tapas.........next time! Might have to join dad in Lala land for now, nuff'n else to do while he's comatose!...........To be continued , my lovelies!
... fried eggs and crispy (sort of) bacon along side a big cup of American coffee in a glass similar to a goblet. The coffee is very hot so the goblet is difficult unless you lift it by the stem. Tricky. Gloria here … I THOUGHT IT WAS FABULOUS
From breakfast, we head into the old part of Barcelona. This district is as charming as anyplace I have ever been. The shops are plentiful and stock things not found elsewhere. Much hand-made ...
... is something of a curiosity in Barcelona (if ever there was such a thing) in that its shape conjures up numerous comparisons, most of which are rather dubious. The best analogy is to imagine a 38-story building for which the model is a Preparation H suppository! By day, not much to look at. It is at night, however, that the building comes alive.
We had to take a guess as to the location, and missed it by on stop. No matter - we asked for directions and it ...
... at ground level all the products and on the first floor the genius bar. Then we found a place to store our luggage tomorrow in case the hotel cannot store it for us. Next stop today was a chocolate museum (mmmmm) where the ticket was a bar of chocolate. The museum told about the discovery, processing and how it spread throughout the world. It also showed a large number of chocolate displays like scenes from Tintin, Asterix, toreadors ...
... was truly awe-inspiring.
We wandered through the warren of
narrow streets in the Barrio Gottico, looking for some restaurants
recommended by Sonja and ended up in a tiny placa, drinking beer,
eating tapas and listening to a flamenco guitarist.
The longish walk back to the ship was
in order as we've been a little sedentary ...