Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... seafood, but also tapas and pastries and salads etc. Doesn't take us long to get a vegetarian burrito with risotto and salad. We scout out the rest of the market for future eats. Continuing on our walking tour we come to the end of la ramblas which runs into a statue of Christopher Columbus on a huge pedestal, and the ocean. Not a beach, but a harbor, which we walk along, planning on making it to Picasso's museum. Since we whittled the day away sleeping then ...
... bull running which is a summer event. Less said the better.
We went into the cathedral of St Peter. Saw the statue high above the door, Jim, and smiled at someone's attempt to beat the pigeons! Looks like it is very successful too. Not a white poo in sight!
An adult choir was giving a performance there that evening so we listened to them practising one song. The acoustics were great and the choir ...
... us the tickets if I should wear a certain color and she just looked at me as if I were a dolt. She said, "No wear what you want crazy lady" well she actually didn't say crazy lady but the message was there. I just remember reading about the rabid football fans of Europe rioting in the stands if their team lost and I didn't want to be wearing the wrong color. Well just like the City of Detroit has a bad reputation, so do the football fans of Barcelona, and they are ...
Now I mentioned earlier that Jase’s laptop and me don’t mix, but I have to be grateful that we still have it. For whatever reason the thieves didn’t see it as it was sitting in the top shelf of the cabinet they smashed. I’m still claiming that they didn’t want the piece of sh!t Samsung, as they had stolen all Apple products, but either way we’re lucky to have it, although I miss mine dearly.
To be honest the ...
... its death. The very best quality is from indigenous pigs that are fattened up with acorns and increase their body size by over 50% in a year. They take jamon VERY seriously. After having a few pints and tapas, Jose and I bought another shirt as we literally only have the clothes on our backs. We went back to the hostel bar and got stuck into the drinks. We couldn’t really go out as we had no other clothes and only thongs on. We drank lots of sangria which was delicious. At ...
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