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... and vibrant.
A large 'extension' to the city centre was built in the 1890's and some of these buildings are beautiful - better than Paris???
We went for a wander along the Ramblas and suddenly there were sirens sounding everywhere - the Denney curse had ...
... the well known fast food outlets and little shops selling tacky souvenirs. Commercialism at its best. A bit sad really, the splendour of the church is somewhat dimmed.....
We stop for a bite, and then it's back on the tube, just a couple of stops to the older part of town. Again more little streets and alleys, with cobbled paving. Some have boutique shops and galleries, some apartments. Surprisingly, it is quite dirty. Uncollected rubbish ...
... yourself up for
disappointment by trying to do too many things in the time allotted to you. So
with that in mind, I decided to have a nice wander around Paris!
First up, we were dropped off by the coach with a map and a
healthy sense of adventure at the Notre Dame Cathedral on the Ile de la Cite, an island in the Seine River.
Potentially this was something I was most excited about, as Notre Dame is
something we have all seen in movies. Movies do not do ...
... mix of Spanish sherry, 7up, mint and ice which kind of tastes like mojito), and prepared the ingredients of the sardine dish Sergio made - basically, you fry lightly floured whole sardines in plenty of olive oil, and in the end, you would pour a mix of olive oil, minced parsley and minced garlic on top of the mountain of fried sardines. There is a way to eat them with hands. And wow it tasted amazing! There were ...
Monday 11th March. We caught the bus which leaves from the campsite gates every half hour and takes you down into Vilanova. Being Monday a lot of the shops were shut but we had a good walk up the Rambla, around the town, along the front, past the Marina and down to the beach.
Tuesday 12th March. I woke up this morning with a stinking cold (man flu!!)