Travel Blogs from Barcelona
... to the Ramblas. This street is the main tourist drag in Barcelona, and it leads to many cool things. First on our list was the Barcelona Cathedral. We were trying to get there by noon for the gathering and dance that is regularly held there on Sundays, but it wasn't a regular Sunday because they didn't have it. We were a little disappointed, but that all disappeared when we snuck in to see the cathedral. A mass was being conducted while hundreds of tourists circled around ...
... half way down the Rambla. I found Rick’s favourite Tapas Bar, Pinotxo Bar just inside the entry on the right, and the Juan was hard at work (just as pictured in the Guidebook). They were very busy, probably with Rick’s readers. The food seemed to be mostly seafood so I didn’t bother trying it. I found a Subway part way along and decided to stop there for lunch. That's always a safe bet.
The La Bouqeria market was an incredible feast ...
... who let us in. The appartment is very comfortable, with a good firm bed, important for Kevin' back.
Went and walked down the fascinating narrow streets and found the famous La Rambla where there were literrally thousands of people walking around, and all at 10pm on a Tuesday night. All the Tapas bars and reataurants were full of people eating and drinking. The weather was fine and about 20 degrees, very ...
We are certainly getting good use out of the specialised layered wardrobe and waterproof coats we purchased. Despite the tap tap tap of rain against our window we rugged up and took the underground and then a bus to Gaudi park which is nestled against a hill suburb out of the direct city central.
Gaudi designed this as a trendy residential park but it never took off due to being "too far from the action" for the yuppies of the ...
... to make it because we loved it so much. So, when I am back in the States, I will be baking this dessert for everyone! After making dessert, we ate dinner... tuna lasagne and a side salad, with of course a loaf of bread (also known as "pan"). It was delicious. After dinner, we got ready and were meeting our friends at a bar called Pipperment and then a club, Opium. Both were so much fun and I had a great time. The people that I have met ...
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