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... the gothic quarter and checking out a flamenco dancing show (see title for cheeky reference).
The gothic quater was amazing to say the least. Countless amounts of long narrow maze like streets coming and going in every direction. Multi story medieval buildings covered in gothic decor and eternally protecting gargoyles perched up top. You can't help but stand in awe at the ...
... had changed in the last month, with all seeming so much further advanced and the wheat soon to be harvested in the east of the country. We appreciated how wild and mountainous the Galacia region really was.
After about a dozen stops and the fellow next to us driving us mad with his sniffling, we got into Barcelona around 9.10pm, 5 minutes later than predicted, not bad after 11:30 hours' travel.
Ric*********ed ahead to our accommodation to let them know that ...
... down a dingy alley (the dinner was anything but dingy) I went to meet Ross and Sarah at another pub where we yarned for a while about their adventures in Tunisia and Mexico (Ross somehow managed bungee jumping there but couldn’t manage the towers in the Sagrada Familia) before retiring to our respective lodgings. While walking around Barcelona at night it was very common to see blokes waiting in street corners hawking a few loose beers to ...
... in awe of Gaudi's masterpiece and talk about it for days after, discussing different aspects. I was so enthralled by it that I went back to mass at 6.30 which is held in the crypt. It is much more traditional than the church above but still has atmosphere. It was designed by the architect from whom Gaudi took over so is not really Gaudi-esq. Gaudi is buried there.
We spent the afternoon rambling down Las Ramblas and around the ...
... We went past Plaça de Catalunya. Got back to the hostel, and went to the Font Magica de Montjuïc (Magic Fountain) in Plaça de Espanya. It was just in front of the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. And then had Tapas and Paella for ...
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bed ok, size ok, breakfast ok at best, service great....bid on priceline...saved about $100 on two nights.
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