NH Porta de Barcelona
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... the snow capped Pyrennes. Spectacular! One could certainly understand why this area was originally chosen by monks to live the life of a hermit-peaceful, thought provoking and forcing one to have dependence on one's self. We enjoyed a short walk along the ridge one way and then decided that it best to head the other way in hopes of getting a great view of the monastery which was now below us. We saw a sign that said we could return by foot to the monastery in about 35 minutes so ...
... bed at the crack of noon. Granted a restless night contributed to a late rising. Undeterred, we knew Barcelona seldom sleeps and a beautiful Saturday afternoon and evening lay before us. We were not disappointed. The "Palau de la Musica Catalana" was our first target. It is a incredibly beautiful Modernista style concert hall. Designed and build by Lluis Domenech i Montaner in 1905. He, the ultimate OCD character,controlled each element of its construction to a ...
... they were making it for their own family. Finally, I have learnt that as quick tempered and passionate, the Spanish are just as generous...well unless you rock up to a cafe at 6pm on a Sunday asking for something not out of a bottle ...then you get quick tempered over generous. Tapas, which originated as a free nibble to go with your drink is a perfect example and even today this generosity is evident with the size of the servings and constant little extras even if it's a ...
... walked around the area and saw many tourists getting photos of themselves posing in front of the massive cathedral. Making the most of the area, I bought a chocolate croissant from the bakery and happily found a Barclays bank (part of the global alliance) so I could pull out more money without worrying about fees as much. I passed a book store and found Matt Smith, ahh. I then went back by the subway (I was loving how convenient this subway was especially for tired feet) but stopped at ...
... it is not 1/2 a day off work.. And no. It is not just for 1/2 of the populace. It is a full day off for everyone, but as far as we could deduce there was no overly significant reason for it. It was a day to eat pie and hang around the river, perhaps to recover from the long enduring Easter festivities. Sadly a 1/2 public holiday meant that the only laundry mat in Salamanca was closed so we were unable to do washing (can't remember the last time we did .. Things ...