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... I saw an exciting Flamenco
show, though the tourist version. Wasn’t quite up to finding a bar and waiting
til midnight for the music to begin, so I paid my 18E to be entertained in
comfort. That really is a ***** dance. The angrier the better…such a gorgeous
expression of passion.
As I finished processing my contrasting experiences with
housing, a friend suggested I was “working the bugs out of my ...
... but we ended up going through the museum then, and I think that was a great way to do it. I am not a scientist or a mathematician, so could not get my head around the principles and theories that Gaudi used, except to realise he was a creative genius. So with appreciation and some introduction to his inspiration and dream, it was good to do the audio tour. We did not rush. You would not want to. It is ...
Today was a lazy day. We did not do much except for walk around, shop, eat, and sit on the beach. This was one if our more relaxing weekends. We went to a tapas dinner which is a must in Barcelona, then got a drink, and headed back for an early night (about 12:30 ...
... gardens. It is in four main sections. The Romanesque section has beautiful old frescoes and altar pieces from 1000 - 1200 AD ish. The Gothic section is also highly religious and sees the development of oil painting and more realism. The Barroc section also includes some very stylised religious works and some beautiful landscapes. The ...
... with the wind blasting off the Mediterranean just like in Marseilles.
Dinner consisted of tapas, which are more or less appetizer dishes. Some of the ones we got were pork kebabs, steak with green pepper kebabs, deep fried cheese similar to cheese curds, and deep friend squid. It was really good, and kind of fun to try a variety of dishes that are more traditional to Spain.
Scott flies back tomorrow and I head off to Ireland for the last week of my trip.