Silken St. Gervasi Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... our best shot of reaching Barcelona even by Friday. But it worked out, we actually did have confirmed seats for the 2pm flight, something even the supervisor agent said was not available way back at 10am. Rick also told us that TAP had cancelled our 7am return flight from Seville, which ultimately turned out to be wrong.
The Lufthansa gate agents from the 12:55pm flight turned out to be the most compassionate and helpful even though they were the one so ...
... the fountains begin their magical entrancement of water flowing, and then get to the meeting place for our tour.
The tour is a good one as it takes us through and around the Gothic and El Born districts of the city, of which we are based right in the heart. Carlos takes us along Las Ramblas and then to La Boqueria, the main market of the city and as he explained, one of the main if not, the best market in the world. I think ...
... Miami. Alturo has family here, and they love Barcelona
because it is a city with a small town feel, and every other person they
interact with is from another culture...kindred types. They make everything from scratch, and I will
have trouble ever eating a “bagel” again, after their homemade version (dense
without being chewy) with their hummus and crispy vegies.
I thought I might miss my dessert place in Ballard,
Hotcakes, but ...
... later, it came back down Passeig die Born turned on Calle de Rec and passed right in front of our apartment. We snapped as many photos from our little balcony as we could! So much fun. Most of the participants wore the same costume, red with black embellishments. The people playing instruments wore orange. They lit fireworks and the drums were beating. Cool and funky tradition! We would have missed this if we’d gone to the concert.
Must sleep ...
... for holding at the hotel, and we headed out to the Ramblas. This street is the main tourist drag in Barcelona, and it leads to many cool things. First on our list was the Barcelona Cathedral. We were trying to get there by noon for the gathering and dance that is regularly held there on Sundays, but it wasn't a regular Sunday because they didn't have it. We were a little disappointed, but that all disappeared when we snuck in to see the cathedral. A ...