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... be cheap. While the flight was cheap, we did have to pay baggage fees, still ended up cheaper than a train, but there were no frills to this flight what so ever. Not even a glass of water for free, everything was charged. Luckily it was an hour flight and we would be in Barcelona soon.
When we arrived it was like a breath of fresh air! It was sunny and warm and everyone spoke Spanish. Finally I felt like ...
... can tell, it feels straight out a movie. After walking through Barri Gótic we wound up in the neighborhood called El Born. It is very bohemian with funky shops and cafes. We grabbed a quick bite to eat at a delicious little tapas place called Ionja de tapas. The food here was perfect and the red sangria was even better. From there, more walking....down to the the beach. This, for the both of us, was the ...
... and non of us could almost stand up afterwards. We rolled, literally, back to the hostel and took a siesta before the night out.
It's a free market. Not in the parks of Paris, and not even on the hooker street in Berlin you get offered so much stuff by people on the street as in Barcelona. The only thing missing was the "Tuk Tuk", and I would think we had arrived in South East Asia and not Spain.
Take ten steps on the main street ...
So had another fairly busy weekend. Went out on the town a couple nights, which there are plenty of promoters for so do not ever pay for a club. Went shopping. They have tons and tons of unique clothing stores and markets. I"m still getting used to the exchange rate unfortunately. I keep thinking like oh 35$ isn't bad. But in reality it's 35 euros and equivalent to like 50 dollars. Killin' me smalls.
Yesterday, my friend and I went and climbed Mt. Tibidado. ...
... 5 after siesta, then they have a smaller dinner or tapas around 9. Doesn't sound so bad, right? I'm a huge fan of the siesta time. So since everything is so late, you go out late too. The clubs don't start filling up 2:30ish, and people don't get home until 6 or 7 in the morning. You can pregame at a bar too. So far we've been to Chupitos, which is this shot bar. There are over 200 options for shots and let me tell you, it was PACKED. On Monday they ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool