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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 …
... of a united Spain. I wish we could share the chanting and singing and speeches that accompanied the parade down the Passeig de Gracia. It was really inspiring to see the strong patriotic feelings of the Spanish people marching to show their solidarity with their homeland. Apparently, a significant number of Catalonians wish to remain united with Spain. It will be interesting to see what happens politically.
Happy Columbus ...
... times. Most people
are surprised that I don’t know Spanish. The next level would of course involve
learning the language, but I loved the immersion experience, loved the mapping
of more and more blocks, loved the whole adaptation process. At the same time
something equally important and interesting has occurred. I have brought my whole
self here. Some of it was just time, some specific experiences. But as fresh
... from the open top deck. We saw a lot of the old 1992 Olympic venues and how much they changed the city with the rebuilding that took place at that time. Saw the stadiums, accomodation, the Ramblas, Columbus's statue, but dominating it all were the Gaudi buildings. The still unfinished Cathedral to me is a nightmare, but Richard loved it. I doubt if they will ever finish it it is so detailed. It was a circus ...
... with her. We went back to the room where I worked on the blogs and downloaded pictures. When I tried to upload pictures to the blog, it went so slowly we went back to the lobby. At 7:50 we went back upstairs and got Derek up for supper. We went just a few doors away to the Attic which Elizabeth had recommended as good food for good value. Larry had Hake, Derek had a burger and I had meatballs. Everything was delicious and in just the right ...