Hotel Ruta de Francia
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... eating a crepe I saw some Spanish dancing in the street. That was awesome!
After all the days excitement, I called it a night and headed back to the hostel.
The second day consisted of a very slow start, more shopping and another tour.
The tour was Guadi and Modernism. We saw some really cool places such as the palace of music, a fair few of Guadi's buildings, the segneme familia and the block of discontent just to name a ...
... we just have our cameras, just in case).
The evening ends with us eating at a restaurant along the Passeig de Gracia called 'Madrid Barcelona'. A good choice it seems as it starts out quietly, then many locals come eat and go, then becomes quiet again as we sit and take in the atmosphere and finish our Rioja and Olave, a local liqueur, but it burns like Grappa. Still a nice finish to the evening.
... had to
laugh, because that morning I woke to find a cockroach next to the bed. The
first I have ever seen, so I guess I have led a sheltered life. It wasn’t
scurrying away, rather sluggish, and barely fought when I caught it and threw
it out the window (couldn’t bear to hear a crunch or use a spray). Frankly, it
makes me shudder, but it is the best analogy for what I am dealing with. I had
the 3 days planned for Barcelona, ...
And so the journey home began with a 9:15am flight from Santiago to Barcelona. The journey home...physically, spiritually and emotionally. Am I ready for the inevitable transition into 'normality'? Are others ready? When I bade Kate and Nigel farewell yesterday at Cape Finisterre Kate's parting words to me were "the real Camino starts when you return home dear". I think she may be on to something because I can sense it already... Flying to Barcelona...tears flowed ...
... Eating is indeed a very important part of this trip.. Seeing as we have to sort out what we gonna eat for every single meal. Every single day! No Mum to rely on and no pantry to fall back on. However, we have managed to acquire many necessary table condiments which we keep in the purse. For instance, the all essential black pepper and the every ready mustard... Satchels of balsamic also come in handy. Madrid! The more cities I see in Spain the more I like ...