Hotel Silken Ramblas Barcelona
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... bus around to a transfer point, got off the Green line and switched to the Orange line to find somewhere to eat. We rode the Orange line for 2 stops before arriving at the Arc de Triomf and getting off. We took pictures at the enormous arc, and walked around the corner to eat at a sandwich shop. This turned out to be an awful choice, as the food was very underwhelming. Chris had a grilled chicken sandwich while I had a ham and cheese ...
... While typing away, Joff's busy with monitoring the speed of the train using the speedometer app and taking videos using his new toy (you're welcome mi amor!). Arrived Barcelona on the dot! We had to transfer to the local train to be able to get to our hotel. Poor Joff had to carry our luggages down the stairs since elevators and escalators are out of service. And then we had to walk for 8 minutes in the rain ...
Back to dinner….We had a bit of a wait,
but it was SO worth it! We scarfed down
ham croquettes, an eggplant dish which was to DIE FOR, sautéed mushrooms and a
dish of potatoes with a romesco sauce.
We washed it down with sangria and were VERY happy. We were BOTH eager to get back to the room
So back to the hotel, and up to the
Penthouse Dome Suite – I SO love ...
... a group tour (the only way to see inside). This amazing concert hall was originally built to house the Catalan choir, Orfeo Catalan. Another stunning Modernist building designed by an architect called Muntaner, completed 1908. A children's choir was practicing whilst we were there so we sat in the seats and just gazed all around us. Like Gaudi, Muntaner used lots of elements of nature - a wonderful water droplet stained glass window in the ceiling, columns ...
... the columns on the outside edge were all leaning inwards which was a cool effect. This room had white ceilings with the colorful mosaic circles in the soffits. One of them really caught my eye because it was obviously broken cups and various other dishes protruding from the art. We took a few pictures of these mosaics and then continued out of the side of this room, where there was a garden and a path leading up to the patio area. The patio was open air and ...