Hotel Silken Rambla Barcelona
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A leisurely flight to Barcelona is just what what I needed, a perfect run down towards the holiday, one would think it was part of a bigger plan, please believe me it's not .... Purely coincidence and all work but I ain't gona argue. It's been an age since I last walked the Ramblas, dodging pickpockets and prostitutes ah yes I remember it well. So …
... at the lights with his hands forming a gun and making all the noises. That evening before dinner we went to a bar to try our first ever Sangria (red wine mixed with lemonade, sugar and fruit) neither of us are fans of red wine but like this it's not to bad, we even like it but the taste can vary from bar to bar. Sangria has since become a regular evening drink.
The following day we saw the Casa Batllo and La Casa Mila better known as La Peddrera. Both of which ...
... and continued walking .... We joined the Hop on Tour but after the walk stayed in the bottom of the bus instead of the baking up top. At first glance you realize Barcelona is a very cosmopolitan city , while it leads the way for modernism it still holds dear it's history and tradition.It lies between the ocean and the mountains and has a population of over 5 million people. First stop Olympic stadium, built in 1929 it was redone for the summer ...
... time around I sat and did some wifi stuff to connect with my loved ones and friends mostly by FB.
This was my sweet friend's birthday...Happy Birthday Gail Pittet!
Being so many days of port in a row we were kind of testy by the night's end so went to bed early to try to rest the weary bones. It was a great day AGAIN!
... you could even drink the tap water (although nobody does, and they "suggest" you buy bottles). Beer was everywhere again, and cheap, and so was English Premier League football. The absolute best part, though, was that our shower had a shower curtain.
I watched the Barcelona football game at a plain little casino full of guys with spiky hair. I needed a key to unlock two doors and a child gate to use the bathroom. At half time I ran out ...
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