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... for large groups) and included a special surprise once we entered. Normally photos are not allowed in the palace - as the tapestries, paintings, musical instruments and various treasures are dating 3 and 4 hundred years. The 40 or 50 rooms we were shown (it is estimated that the palace has over 2,800 total!) were decorated way over the top and were reminiscent of Versailles with opulent furnishing and ...
... At the crosswalks, when lights turn green, it makes a bird chirping sound! It’s really funny.
Sunday, September 7, 2014We had to be downstairs to eat breakfast before the bus left @ 8:30 a.m. We all got a wakeup call @ 7 a.m. We met at the hotel’s breakfast buffet - it was really nice. They had everything! Scrambled eggs, sausage (looked like weisswurst) wide bacon, sweet rolls and sweet breads, cereals, yogurt, sliced meats and cheese, fruits, ...
... policia involvement coz no doubt the missing notes would have been due to my erroneous ways - - but I digress).
This type of scamming seems to thrive and we've heard stories both before and during this visit (although many recount Barcelona as being a place to be especially careful). There are numerous examples of street-side vendors as well as beggars rattling paper-cups before passing pedestrians. We have seen the same beggars at the same designated spots on ...
... a second home. Of course it’s been a while, and the changes
have been immense. Spain has been in an
economic crisis like most of the world. A
high immigration rate has lead to very high unemployment rates, and the prices
for everything has increased dramatically since the implement of the Euro. Many of the small bars and restaurants have
closed or have been taken over by chains.
A lot of the servers are immigrants rather than ...
... br> on Sundays. We took the metro there- which we are getting a lot better at
doing- and spent around an hour there. It was good to see it and take note of
the experience. We bought some little things like earings and flowers for
Abuela. We made our way back home and she was so excited to get the flowers
from us. I feel like she is enjoying spending time with us equally as we are with
her, which rocks. We changed and gathered some books and writing tools and made
our way ...