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An early start was the order of the day. We departed Barcelona at 8:00 am. Passing through Olive groves by the thousand. Stopped briefly at Taragona (which is the 1st roman settlement in Spain) to view the surviving aqueduct. Then onto Peniscola. We start to notice Orange Groves as well as Olives and also a large number of globe artichokes being …
... while thoroughly enjoying Now 17, Penny challenged Mark to a rematch of Battleships. Think Mark thought he was on a winner, but Penny kept her wits about her and it's now 2-0 to Penny. What a lovely Friday evening.
Saturday, Wimped out on the bikes to Valencia and took the bus instead. First stop the 'eye’s’, what a spectacular if weird place. Lots of photos to try and show the odd buildings and floating ...
... a traditional Spanish meal with seafood. Paella is the big thing here in Valencia, so I gave it a try. It was very good.
We are both very ready to go home now. This trip has been absolutely incredible, but we are starting to feel the fatigue and miss home. We don't miss work or the daily grind, like cleaning and cooking, but we miss our normal life (e.g. Corey's computer, my TV shows) and I really miss the animals, ...
... as well. This day was pretty relaxed but I did take them to the Gaudi houses on Passeig de Gracias.
Monday: Today, we started by going to La Sagrada Familia. However, my mom and Bridget had previously decided not to go inside. However upon seeing the building, they changed their minds. On Tuesday morning, we decided we would buy tickets and go to both the Picasso museum and La Sagrada Familia. After this decision, we took the metro to Park Guell. ...
... something, it came out as something else, but it was pretty good and it came with a drink, so all is well. It is just that there is nothing that looks like being of interest. I know the old centre is to the left, so we head that direction. We se an old church and then the Mercat Central, although it is closed, the days trade can be distinguished as the smell of the fish market is unmistakeable. Anne sees a traveller and asks where we get a map ...