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... diamond, reconstruct a mansion with eleven balconies, fall in and out of love with three women, and throw a reception for the Tsarina of Russia—where he chats with Rasputin while planning to sell arms to the Bolsheviks. Mendoza, through Onofre Bouvila, captures the struggle of Barcelona to modernize, and in a sense, also depicts the struggles and tension between Madrid and Catalunya. All of this is represented in the irony of the ...
... noches.....Estamos cansados de esta noche! And Go Habs Go! Adam is strategizing how best to support his team from afar--it seems that sleeping in his Canadiens shirt has not proven a good tactic!?! Thanks for your influences Maco and Poppa--this kid's passion is very real even on another continent. Mike seems quite keen to tune into the game at 2am too. Again-it's what memories are made of I guess! Funny we never thought of planning our trip around Habs in the playoffs!?! ...
... The detail on some of these productions is impressive.. One such python had a finely textured body to mimic the scales. And as we were in Barcelona, a display would not be complete without one of Lionel Messi.. so.. they made sure to have one as well.
Jenessa's interest in chocolateering (?is this a word? It is now) meant that we signed up for a short "cooking" class (this class was a peace offering after dragging her through the bowels of Camp ...
... good to see everyone - especially Morgan!!! Today we spent most of the morning chatting and eating some yummy bread from the bakery! and then made our way out to the La Boqueria Markets where we had lunch and wandered around for a bit. Bought some fruit and some lollies! Then did a bit of shopping and had a walk down to the marina. Happy hour time now in Barcelona, adios. xoxo ...
... headed to a tapas bar recommended by our hotel, called Celler de Tapas. We had several delicious things...a dried tuna with almonds (which was so good we ordered more), grilled calamari, broiled shrimp with garlic, and a seafood paella with shrimp, calamari and mussels. And a free glass of sangria, to go along with the lovely glasses of spanish rose that we had. What a great start to the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Pelayo Barcelona
Basic rooms, great location, comfortable beds, clean bathroom with bidet and big towels, good value.
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