Regency Hotel Gatwick
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Our final morning in Barcelona was spent on the free walking tour, where our guide Carsen showed us all the ins and outs of Barcelona. I really enjoyed the history within the tour, learning all about the origins of Barcelona as well as all the history though the ages, from being part of the Roman Empire all the way up to the current independence debate that is present in flags around the city. Suddenly all the places we had seen had a story behind them, history really does come ...
... the cathedral and filled with the same figurines as the other markets. There were dancers on the pavement and a choir singing carols and plenty of people, all creating a terrific buzzing vibe.
Finally, a sleep-in. At least, until after the sun came up. Breakfast with Frances, Ian and Chris, a doctor from London, was at 9.30am and lasted until nearly noon by the time we had discussed natural disasters, the bubonic plague, Ebola and leprosy. Then it was time to pack and, before we knew it, we were on our way to the airport. We quickly checked in our bags, passed through security and had a bite to eat before changing 61,000 Icelandic kroner (it sounds like a deposit for ...
... names weren't on the list of arrivals. Now sitting at an airport for 9 hours and travelling for over 24 hours this is not what you want to hear. "Welcome, come in your room is ready" is what you desperately desire to hear. Fortunately after a half hour walk and a bowl of fries (note to self, order chips in future) and a bottle of ginger beer, it was sorted and our room was ready and we could unpack and start exploring. We started our exploring on ...
... about 10 when we reached the station and we had missed the train so had to wait another 20 minutes. The underground trains are much more efficient. A train comes ever 5 – 8 minutes.
The next 3 - 4 hours were extremely frustrating! Yes, it took us that long to get to the hotel! We went to Paddington Station. You couldn’t get on the Bakerloo line there due to works they were doing or something so we had to catch the Hammersmith & City Line ...