Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona
Travel Blogs from Barcelona
One final Hello to All,
I can't leave the Granada portion of the trip without telling a little tale on myself -- I have so much fun making fun of John along the way. Turnabout is fair play. We got up early that day, grabbed a very quick bite in the room while packing, called for our car and dashed off to the airport. After a short time -- …
... were off again. Claire and I both think that one of the best ways to get to know a city is just to walk around and see what you stumble upon and that is exactly what we did.
At the end of the day we headed back to our hostel, and washed the day off. Then we headed downstairs to charge up our items. While we left the room we didn't expect anyone else to move in, because you usually have to book four person rooms ...
... looks like it just came straight from the ocean. There were octopus, lobsters, shrimp, sea urchin, etc. Every part of a pig and lamb you can imagine including its head. (It's brains are sold separately, literally) Next we went for walking tour which started in the gothic quarter. She started in Plaza del reine which houses the royal palace. This is the place where Christopher Columbus returned after discovering the new world, ...
... Jordan of the show "30 Rock" says, I would have taken behind the high school and gotten pregnant it was so delicious. It's like every restaurant we go to tries to out do the last one! Spanish food is just "tapas" which means little appetizer sized plates that the table shares. Tapas is my new favourite thing. I could just spend a month here eating. Also we saw some buildings and stuff. ... ... ... ... Ok. Mike says I have to elaborate on ...
Weather: cloudy but still warm in France Off to Barcelona today! Looking forward to it because everyone has said good things. We did the normal routine, up, packed, down to breakfast and spoke to a nice family from Malaysia who are now living in London and were holidaying in South of France. They had been to NZ a few times so was interesting to chat to them. The nice B&B man Le us print our plane tickets for the next couple of flights and then ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility