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- Minbar in room
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Swimming pool
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... as ever to go swim in the Mediterranean, I still decided to jump in. I was really really cold at first, but after about 5 minutes, I felt fine. I ended up staying in about another 25 minutes swimming around until I started to get cold again. It also looked like the sun wasn't coming out anytime soon and with was breezy, so I decided to end the swim time. I went back to the apartment and freshened up. I couldn't believe it, when I finished freshening up, I saw the ...
... the metro station we stopped outside one of the stages. They were talking in Spanish but we didn't need to understand to know what was going on. The contest was who can put a condom on a banana with their mouth. This would never happen on NZ!! We found the metro and made it back to where we started, David and I decided we would just head home. We had no money left to drink but we had a good time with the others regardless. We walked home and feel into ...
We arrived in Barcelona last night after a long drive from Madrid. We went for a drive around the main sights and checked out the 1992 Olympic Games Stadium and the view of the city from up on the hill at Montjuic. We then went for dinner at an old Bull fighting stadium that has been converted into a shopping centre (now called Las Arenas) with restaurants on the top floor, there was also a lovely view from here. Today was a free day of sightseeing- I had lots I wanted to do and ...
... angle. We then retraced our steps along the 'camino'. We looked for some food options in L'Espluga de Francoli. Small towns probably stick closer to Spanish meal times. We decided instead to get a few basics--bread, meat, cheese and water--from a Spar supermarket to make our own little picnic down by the Fluvial Park.
It was then up to the train station. Not too many locals taking the train toward Barcelona. Sat on the right side heading back ...
... with room for many more. We got a litre of lager for 9 euro each and sat toward the front listening to the Bavarian music and enjoyed watching people enjoying themselves. We couldn't drink all our beer - too much volume. About 4.40pm we caught a taxi - the driver was a local guy in his early30's and spoke reasonable English and was also a lot of fun. The taxi cost 8 euro so we went back to our hotel to watch the All Black v Springbok test at ...