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Not a great deal to report today, we had another early 6 am start had our breakfast and left the hotel in Victoria after racking up a £750 hotel bill for the two day stay. Thank you King for paying!! Took a taxi to Heathrow where we checked in 5 hold bags, 4 pieces of hand luggage and a pushchair. We finally left the rainy capital of our motherland at approx 10am. On the plane Alfred decided he wanted to walk down the isle to ...
... Drive). We're in the Eixample area of the city, just a block north of the Placa de Catalunya. It's very central and has a subway just outside the front door for easy access to everything. Lesson learned. Individual people, for the most part, are honest and forthright; rental agents just want your money and have no scruples about not delivering on their promises.
Despite the apartment hassles, we have managed to see a few of the sights in ...
... Familia Basilica. It is so big that it is very difficult to get it into a photograph. Once complete it will be much bigger than it currently is. This has been being built since 1882 and is not expected to be completed until 2028, some 146 years later. In this day and age, this is difficult to comprehend. Gaudi himself died in the 1920's at 76 years old. He was the architect of this massive catherdral (that was consecrated by the Pope in 2010, thus ...
... of instruction by teachers of Spanish literature or language, and foreign languages by teachers of those languages. An experimental partial immersion programme adopted by some schools allows for the teaching of a foreign language (English, generally) across the curriculum, though this is limited to a maximum of 30% of the school day. No public school or escola concertada in Barcelona may offer 50% or full immersion programmes in a foreign language, nor does any public school ...
... We noticed that Catalan looks somewhat like French when written so we had an easier time with it. Looks like French, sounds like Spanish...Neil was complemented on his pronunciation of 'Al compte si us plau' which means 'the bill please'. I tried very ************ounce 'Gracias' correctly and I think I'm pretty good at it ...