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... to be bonding with a few of the Spanish players. Even inviting them to dinner with us tonight. Of course the best part of the training at this facility was seeing the Spanish National Youth Team getting ready to get in the pool. Lots of pictures of the handsome boys in their speedos were taken. Not by me of course!
Once done drooling over the Spanish boys we had some time to kill before the bus returned to pick us up so we hung out in the cafeteria ...
... 4 people, well we all know how it ended, except them. This was a messy night to say the least. We left at 1230 and avoided the other night club they moved on to. One person on our bus somehow lost €2000 by getting his card stolen but then mysteriously returned, and most of the group returned at 530. We were fine the next day but pretty much everyone else wasn't. Rachel and I had a good laugh at everyone on the bus on the way to our next stop, Nice- ...
... really had a good time. Nolan and I were going to go to bed at one point and walked in on the person who slept underneath me with two others snorting a line.. We left.. And didn't see them the rest of the time there, luckily.
Last day in Barca was more casual, and I will make it shorter :p
We went to the beautiful Montjuic, which happened to have a demonstration going on that was really cool to see. We then went and saw the '92 olympic stadiums, which my parents ...
... fireworks displays, and projection shows, another icon of La MercÚ is the gegantes i capgrossos. These giants and big heads parade around the city and then assemble back at Plaša Sant Jaume. I had told myself that I'd seen enough of La MercÚ and would wait until next year to see the gegantes but I couldn't pass it up. And I'm glad I didn't. Some friends and I ended up getting a front row spot in the square after going for ...
... date of completion is 2030, but there is no guarantee it will be done by then.
Gaudi was truly a genius. The way he used natural light in his buildings, and employed designs from nature — Catalan arches to support roof structures — similar to backbones in animals, or parabolic shapes as ropes hang from two points on a ceiling — is masterful.
La Sagrada Familia has wonderful natural lighting, with stained ...