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... in Barcelona have been the huge La Merce ones that shut Via Laietana for about 6 hours during the September festival. However there are smaller ones and those in the city centre often use the narrow and claustrophobic alleys and small squares that make the Barri Gotic so appealing to many people. Today's parades were due to begin from the Ajuntament and we positioned ourselves strategically to get a good view. As you would expect, it was children ...
... Spain was awesome....the bullet train from Perpignan got up to 270 km/hr, yet didn't seem to be going really fast. Barcelona has been on my wish list for some time and now it is a reality. It is the height on the tourist season and busy but fantastic. We got off la Rambla quite quickly last night as you could barely move and wandered in the Gothic quarter. By chance we found a cool ...
... get an idea of just how excited I was!) We did walking tour - day 2 and picked up where we left off the first day. Did the downtown Gothic area, saw the home of Picasso, the houses designed by Gaudi (nightmare from an engineering point of view - feckin architects!), and then in the evening went up Montjuic to watch the sun set over the city. The world swimming championships were on so there was a great buzz around this area. There was a water fountain light show ...
... you so much for the recommendation Joel.
Today we go celebrity spotting in Cannes where the Film Festival is on. A friend who used to
cover the festival recommended that we might improve our changes by take a Bellini at Hotel du Cap. Watch this space. Tomorrow we go to Florence and Pisa and then Rome on Saturday. It will be hard to say goodbye to Rich & June and John & Barbara. But I’m sure we will keep in touch.
... architected by Gaudi with its distinctive fairy tale entrance houses, a terrace with a curved perimeter that resemble teapots (presumably to allow private conversations in a public setting) beneath which is a hall with colored tile work on the ceiling depicting the four seasons. The entrance was choked with people trying to get themselves photographed with the mosaic salamander (known as el drac or the dragon). For those who are not ...
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