Gran Hotel La Hacienda
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... how we wanted to spend this morning but it is all submitted now. There are time limits to submit the claim so it is a weight off our minds. Off to start the rest of our day now. ... We headed out just after 1pm to the northern beaches today. On the way we stopped at a patisserie and Pudd himself a cream roll which he almost had kittens over - he loved it. We continued on down to the gay beach on the northern side. It's a nude beach but most guys don't go ...
... downtown area and through some residential streets as well. The riding was not really that good because there are so many pedestrians in the downtown area and the streets are so narrow and along the seaside promenade the wind was very strong. Nevertheless, we had fun and were able to get around quickly. We had lunch at vegetarian restaurant one street over from our street which was very good. Since it was such a beautiful, sunny day we rode the bikes to one of the many beaches ...
... colourful towns. The trains themselves are very clean, with little TV screens in every carriage to keep you informed of exactly where you are, what the next stop is, and occasionally show exciting ads about the different places that Renfe can take you. I was just reflecting upon how clean and freshsmelling the toilet had been. (Mr Branson could learn a thing or two from Renfe) when a mother and small girl came to sit down in front of me. And instantly there was that unmistakeable smell ...
... galore and it being somewhat unsafe. Anytime people bring up the concern of walking around at night, it causes the red flag to go up. We had also heard of the beach resort town, Sitges (pronounced "see-chess"), which sounded appealing. Since we regrettably didn't do any research on hotels or sights before we landed, we were on the fence.
Barcelona's airport is on the water with Barcelona (to the north) and Sitges (to the south). After ...
... flan with whipped cream). We were happy and full, and incredibly sleepy (remember all the jumping and swimming in the water? yeah, it snuck up on us too!).
We strolled back to the hotel (we earmarked a store with a hat that I though might finally be, THE ONE for me.. more on that tomorrow), and passed out cold by eleven. Our alarm would be going off at seven thirty so that we could enjoy the beach as much as possible on Sunday, if the weather decided to ...