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... 100 years to build and still isn't quite finished. Gaudi is buried there and it is the best church in Barcelona. After that, we went to the science museum. I saw 2 snakes, a capybara, a caiman, and lots of fish and birds. Finally, we went to Palau Guell. It was much closer to an ordinary mansion than Casa Batllo and had much more straight lines. Still lots more holiday to come.
... Daniel and I fall asleep on each others shoulders for the 2 hour flight to Barcelona.
There is distinct difference that you notice immediately upon arrival. Barcelona is a modern city. It is clean, streets are wider, paved, no graffiti. If Lisbon feels like bourbon street mixed with a little Puerto Viarta than Spain feels Mexico city mixed with San Diego. What I mean by this is…there is a ...
A day with no training but a day full of exercise!
Day started with a subway ride to the Las Ramblas area and a meet up with our guide Miriam. We then rented some bikes for a riding tour of the old city area. Things started off a bit shaky when Tamar has some real trouble riding the bike. Yeah let's just say there is a garage door in a small alley that has a nice little dent in it still! ;) The group went on without Tamar and I for a tour while ...
... into each other. The sites include the Font de Canaletes fountain, the open-air flower market, the opera-house and the arts center. Barcelona is famous for its impressive history, culture, monuments, fantastic architecture, museums and galleries. Architects from around the world come to Barcelona to get inspiration. Almost all the blocks have their corners cut off, this was originally planned to accommodate ...
... and G wants to go over. It wasn't a friendly crowd and we soon realise that it is a protest march that is about to begin. So now we are in amongst the march with police and riot vans are all over the place. Thankfully we are heading the opposite direction and we soon pass them. We return back to our hotel vicinity and stop for a quick bit to eat, meanwhile the riot vans are still circling with sirens going, so relaxing and ...