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Wake up time 11am! Still tired haha... Starbucks! After Starbucks, my tour guide Heather took me on a self guided tour from rick Steve's Europe. Starting from Catalonya plaza we walked down la rambla, through tons of 'newspaper stands' which were really just souvenir booths. We ducked into the bouqueria market and were immediately enamored. I bought right away, the fresh squeezed orange juice at the front booth. Worth it. We wound out way around the fresh food booths, ...
... hour's drive. It was very sleepy, but there were tourists about especially at the museum where there are some , small evidently, works of Picasso, Matisse and Dali, as all lived or stayed, even it was just for a few summers, here.
We walked across the 14th century Pont du Diable, (1321), famous for its 45m span across the River Tech back then.
Three bridges run near each other. One has been used to ...
... Columbus Monument was nearby and the tourist information office was located in the lower level. The T.I. offices in Europe are everywhere and very helpful, you can get a map, information about public transportation and buy tickets for assorted events. We bought football (soccer) tickets and tickets to Santa Maria de Montserrat, located 41 miles north of the city.
Barca vs. Granada
I was excited to attend a football game, I asked the woman ...
... the hotel phone, people still to contact and things we needed to get done. First on the list was to cancel and renew our passports, but finding the consulate closed as it was a Sunday, we spent the best part of the morning in Starbucks using the internet, looking for a campsite close to Barcelona with internet to stay in, internet cafes to print and make calls, electronics stores to buy new chargers and contact people at home to keep them updated – our holiday ...
... or potatoes. It so varied but they can be either served fresh or come on a slice of bread. We went on a self guided “Trip Advisor Offline city guide” tapas tour, stopping at numerous locations around the city, having a plate and a beer at each. Was a jolly good time. The local delicacy, jamon (Spanish ham) is everywhere. It comes from dried and cured pigs legs. It then shaved in thin strips. There’s all kinds of quality, depending on the breed and what the pig was ...
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