Hotel Turo de Vilana
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... for platform 5, had our tickets scanned and went down to the platform to board
the train. We were on coach 11, first class where the leg room is a little bit
roomier and the seats wider.
Our journey is 6
hours. Sarah has slept pretty much the entire journey. Troy has not been so
lucky with his seat companion this trip. Coach number 13 is the food cart and a
man did come ...
... set up selling lots of dried fruits, nuts, fig cakes and tons of CHEESE. I bought some cheese for my fellow interns back in India as we are seriously lacking (despite the fact that cows casually roam every street).
Finally, I climbed to the top of the mountain (saving myself the $30 train ride). A pretty challenging hike with spectacular views and even a good chunk of alone time. I sat there talking to God with a big smile plastered on my face, incredulous that ...
... with statues and icons. The spires run to the ground outside the church and a huge arch holds the falling spires over the main entrances, so you can gain access through the time portals into the chapel itself. As you enter the doors there is a myriad of creatures and people welcoming you to the church. Turtles hold the columns aloft and a turkey in one side and chickens on the other are there watching you pass.
Turkey? And ...
... saw the National Museum (incredible view of the city along with some fabulous religious artifacts), the Joan Miro Museum (again, I learned a lot about modern art), rode the cable car to Montjuic where we found the old fort overlooking Barcelona (this was just a great surprise, some how didn't realize we would stumble across this and enjoy it so much), watched the Magic Fountain show (OK, totally ...
... every way except that it's laid out in a cross shape and has an organ. The pillars holding up the ceiling are like trees that branch out an support different parts of the ceiling and the stained glass colors the white walls with colorful light everywhere. The pictures hopefully do it justice because writing about it definitely doesn't. I think it's the coolest building I've ever been inside of. After the church we headed out to find a famous gelateria that we ...