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... the huge room (series of rooms, really), I cranked the A/C as high as it would go and melted into the couch.
Seeing what a mess I was, K had suggested we stay in and cool off, rather than head out. No doing. She'd waiting almost 30 years to get to Barcelona and we had such limited time; we WERE going to go out and do something. While Anna elected to wait behind -- Charlotte had gone exploring with her father, so Anna had the room to herself. ...
... up being just about the whole day was devoted to washing. We weren't to phased as we had quite a few days to relax here.
Kate had booked us a tapas tour so we could check out the local cuisine with out any nasty surprises like Madrid. It ended up just being the two of us on the tour so the tour guide had to talk to us the whole time. There were 4 stops, each from a different area in Spain, with a speciality dish. To be honest I cannot remember what the regions were ...
Believe it or not, we hadn't done an organised tour our whole holiday! Everyone we met told us not to miss Montserrat, but we didn't want to spend the whole day there, so Craig had the idea to do a wine tasting tour, and include the mountain. We booked it the afternoon before, and met the bus in Placa Catalunya at 9am.
There were only 6 people, including us, and the guide, Eva, who was great, telling us a lot about the city of Barcelona, and it's history, and ...
... card games with some of the other girls.
After returning to the hotel we had time to shower and change before heading back down to the Las Ramblas area for dinner and shopping. The girls wanted some really Spanish food and Tapas for dinner so after denying them the restaurant with free wifi we found a little hole in the wall back alley place that was just perfect. Some of the girls ate tapas, some ate Spanish dishes such as paella and others ...
... While we were talking another woman came in with her dinner - paella. It looked so good and she said that this woman from across the street was a wonderful cook. I bought a fan made by a family (Malvi) who has been making and hand painting fans for generations. They use extraction woods in order to avoid deforestation of the planet. Mine was made from madera wood: peral pear tree with cotton fabric. Needless to say, the mother of pearl with silk were ...