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... photos and decided to check out the Gothic Quarter. We walk through all these narrow dark streets and admire the architectural beauty that it is and end up stumbling across the main tourist street La Rambla. We’ve seen it a few times now so we decide to kick it another 2km towards the Magic Fountain that I desperately want to see. I never got a photo of it on the bus and it honestly looked Magic.
We start walking, and I’m not feeling 100% ...
... opposed to the general check in line which was quite lengthy. It was nice to see some recognition for our loyalty to the Norwegian brand. The process went smoothly and we were on board the ship within ten minutes or so.
Every time we board a Norwegian ship, it feels like we are being welcomed home. All of the crew are always so friendly and cheerful. Our first stop was to make our way to Windows, the main dining room to grab some ...
... to soak up the bread]. For the main, Esther ordered a local paella-type dish, very thin pasta noodles replacing rice as the base. There were three large tiger prawns atop and some mussel for the maritime flavour; very good stuff. A bottle of vino blanco was shared amongst the three tired diners [20E].
Esther took the nearby metro home and Daniel and I walked back to the hostel, getting in after 2230. Could not open my Vaxxine but downloaded pix and bed time an hour ...
It was an early start (5:30 wake up) to catch our train from Malaga to Barcelona. Our high speed coach left the station at exactly 8:40 and we had to drop off our trusty car before then. Driving through these cities is always exciting with our Google directions. Highway signs are easy to follow - city signs, not so much. After some minor drama (way too early in the morning for that), we made it to the station, and let AVE do ...
... a couple of churches and museums (including a chocolate museum) which were interesting, although the boys are getting a bit tired of these so we are limiting the number and the time taken at each place!
Again tried the yummy food of the region including paella, tapas, hams, and churros! Thank goodness we are walking lots and going up and down lots of stairs!
A great stay in an interesting city. Now onto ...