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Staying in Barcelona was really just a stopover on my way back to SA. Barcelona reminds me a bit of Moscow and Birmingham. My bedroom window overlooked an ally just off the main strip where the action is. The party animals made so much noise that it was difficult to sleep, so I observed from the 3rd floor, and saw a guy being pick pocketed. You …
... Next we went to see the Pavello Miles de van der Rohe- it was closed. But it was nice to just see it from the outside. By now there were hundreds of people all over the grassy area and in other areas waiting to see the fountain light show. The Font Magica show was interesting and nice but nothing like our Belaggio in Las Vegas. So we left early to beat the crowds and because we were told there was a concert in the next square but when we ...
... Rick Steve's recommended called Xaloc. Here we had some delicious tapas - tempura, chorizo, and this potato/meat ball thing that was to die for.
Guess what we did after that? Yep, more shopping.
Then we called it an early night at 10pm because we had some packing to finish up.
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Our second day at sea, and the weather is remarkably pleasant. High 60's yesterday, and with a following wind the ocean was reasonably calm. Following our usual routine of healthy breakfast in the solarium, followed by Mary Ann's swim. Food remains a focus, however the chef in Blu went a little too far on Sunday evening. A lovely, creamy risotto with blue cheese but served in a bowl with tenderloin tips in a red wine reduction - they did not work together ...
... Dali. We basically ate and drank, with one afternoon spent at the beach and another at the famous Market La Boquria. ´Four very good lunches and dinners, some fun bars, including Betty Fords, and good company, but nothing terribly noteworthy. But stay tuned becasue I hear its a party (not) during the summer in:
La Vella, the Principality of Andorra