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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Russian TV Channels Available
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- Multilingual staff
- Concierge desk
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... for our ticket booking so walked down the street to buy a coffee. People are so kind and friendly as we don't speak Spanish, and yes they moderately speak English.. and have great senses of humour. We sat on the sidewalk drinking our coffee and watching the passing parade and there are lots and lots of people...
We made our way up to the Church and the crowds and with tickets in hand we were ushered to the security entrance straight away. ...
Our final act before leaving was, naturally, to eat, this time a Turkish breakfast with 15-20 small dishes. We twice tried to order a side of fried dough for Sam (I know, we're terrible parents), once getting jam and the second time Turkish sausage. Of course we finished them both. Becky and Sam both got hugs from the waiter when we left.
So far, we've been identified as German, French and ...
... to catch everything until I got accustomed to it. One of the first things we saw as we left the port was a large modern sculpture called “Waves of the Mediterranean”. We then drove up Montjuic Hill, passing many of the sites where the events of 1992 Barcelona Olympics were held. We stopped at an observation point overlooking both the port and the city. From there we could easily see Barcelona’s most famous landmark, the Sagrada ...
... as I can demonstrate excitement. My favorite part about the city is the juxtaposition between new and old. Unlike Paris, Barcelona still feels very rural and lacks the modern architecture present in other European cities. I enjoyed that though as it made me feel like I was on a movie set. This Catalonian city also happens to have a wonderful night life scene, where people really know how to party. We went out every night of our trip until the wee hours ...
... briskly anyway to make it to the pub in time for the start (which we missed). It's a shame the game wasn't closer, but we met some nice people at the pub and exchanged travel stories in between quarters.
We headed back to the apartment (at a more leisurely pace) for a nap (someone was starting to feel grumpy), lunch and some activity planning. Then we were out again.
We managed to luck out ...