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... chilly journey home. I hoped off the bus at Plaça de Catalunya and walked back to the hotel via La Rambla. There are about 10 streets which come off Plaça de Catalunya and as I stood in the square looking at all the exits I wondered which was the famous La Rambla. I knew as soon as I saw it. Wall to wall tourists, markets, street performers, alfresco cafes, everything. No wonder its a haven for pick pockets. It was an interesting walk home, but my hand was on my bag the whole ...
... still thinking these are the bees knees by the time we go back into town for dinner we will post them home along with my walking gear. We then went back into Las Ramblas to check out the fresh food market but being sunday it was closed. :-). Oh well, this will be part of tomorrow's excursion when we travel around to see the Gaudi works. Off now to the Arena de Barcelona, an old bull fighting ring now converted in a commercial building, the impressive ...
... 14. The mountain itself is a kind of anomaly in that it is made up of conglomerate stones that have been weathered into fantastic shapes like fingers reaching for the sky and in one place there is a camel like structure. This became famous when a sky diver in a flying suit flew between the legs of the camel (see you tube). It was an easy day trip and we arrive back into Barcelona mid afternoon to wander the central city before heading back to our apartment to pack for ...
... to a small cafe called "Dos40" and had coffee and chocolate iced donuts. We have been struck by how friendly and courteous the Spanish are - streets packed with people but no pushing or shoving anywhere, just bundles of courtesy to each other and to us - it was very pleasant to see after France and Italy. The guys in the cafe were really friendly and very helpful as was the young girl in the bakery. It has actually been very noticeable. The other ...
... organic structures that also absorbed us. Balcony railings in steel that looked like flowing kelp on the side of a building with a waving sea-like line. That place showed its age but the apartment we saw had great charm.
We walked slowly away from those experiences, reeling. Living spaces that allude to nature like that are really interesting and attractive.
We walked back down to the Placa de Cataluyna and on down the Ramblas through the spivs and toughs ...