Las Ramblas Apartments III
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... just moments after checking into the hotel.
We then made our way through the subway, up the tram way to find ourselves at the pool from the Barcelona Olympics. Very nice pool with an amazing view.
After a 1 1/2 hour session with Yuri, our new found friend and coach, we then made our way back to the hotel. At the hotel we dropped off our bags and headed out to dinner. Now everyone is ready for a much needed rest.
We accidentally slept 13 hours. Oops. So much for getting up early and beating the crowds. Missing a few nights sleep must be catching up. We chatted for awhile with our new friends we made in the backpackers over a late breakfast then walked the town. We wanted to see Gaudi's buildings. The first one we arrived at was lovely from the outside. It looked like skulls imbedded in melting stone. The price to enter was €24 each tho, so we sadly ...
... English at all. So that was interesting. Paige and I speak the most Spanish but considering their language is Catalan, there were some differences. Also not to mention that neither Paige or I are perfect at Spanish by any means. So we ordered some food, I got some kind of chicken thing and ham croquettes and french fries, idk but it was decent. Afterwards we decided to take it easy and just hung at our apartment for the night... with some drinks of course.
Day 2 ...
... being swallowed in these places. Gaudi not only succeeded in his quest to make it seem like you were at the floor of a great forest, but he used light as one of the elements of construction. As a result, the interior was light and airy, and walls would shine with vibrant colors from the stained class. It was stunning and made you actually want to stay in church.
After some caffeine to ward off the jet lag, we headed over to Casa Batllo (aka ...
... br> There is artwork, sculptures and mosaics everywhere.
The Spanish people are a good looking race of people and the children are to die for with their shy smiles and long long eye lashes framing huge brown eyes! Mwwaa!!
We found an amazing shopping mall across from the hotel and the supermarket was just that -SUPER!! We were like wide eyed children - and the alcohol! Say no more!! That was in the supermarket. Don't tell a anyone but we bought another suitcase (from ...
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