Attica 21 Barcelona Mar
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... tapas was a set price. With a stick poking out of each one, you went to the counter as many times as you wanted to get food and at the end of the night they counted up your sticks and charged accordingly. Everything was delicious and the combinations were really interesting. Needing to fill in time until midnight saw us head further into the Gothic area for a look. Heading by accident into the seedier parts of the Gothic area ...
... 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 ...
What an amazing day - a once in a lifetime day for a passionate football fan - to not only see Barca play at Camp Nou but to see them play Real Madrid - so many quality players in one game - so many world-class players. I even enjoyed watching Ronaldo, even though I'm not a Ronaldo fan - his skill level at high-speed is amazing!!! The day started bright and early with a 3 and 1/2 hour train trip from Valencia to Barcelona. We got to Barcelona about lunch time ...
... to the Barceloneta beach to read and soak in the sun; enjoy the warm evenings sipping on sangria and listening to street musicians serenade us with their flamenco stylings, and I'm able to enjoy the Euro '12 football tournament supporting Spain around fellow Spaniards. This is the life. I wouldn't have it any other way. Sharing it with someone, especially after ...
... entry fee is also up there - and that is something I think we have to see (and tomorrow).
Can you believe by this time it's already past 6pm? Yup, time flies in Barcelona. It's still raining really hard, though we caught quite a bit of a break in the afternoon. Fingers crossed the rain ends tonight so the Gaudi exploration can continue with Park Guell (free, yes free), Sagrada Familia, the Barri Gotic, Las Ramblas and possibly some shopping =) I ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services