Hostal La Paloma
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... local landmarks , circled the zoo (where I found a nice place to pause for lunch) , and wandered along the waterfront with its cooling coastal breezes.
Then to top things off I finally got a chance to satisfy my broccoli craving as 3 of us gorged ourselves at an all-you-can-eat Chinese buffet. Yes, in Barcelona - I told you I was a cyclist, not a tourist.
... toward arrivals and expected taxis.
It was good to travel with Daniel but he needs to loosen up, take charge of things at times, etc. With his Ph D work, it may be Zurich airport coffees for the time being. He probably needs a rest from my politically incorrect North American humour.
Nice taxi scam re a minimum charge even though I was clearly well below same [20E]. Must drop the authorities a note thereon.
Things no better initially at ...
... stalls. We enjoyed browsing the good and bought some handmade jewelry as well as a pita- yum! We spent the evening at the Verdi theatre which was situated in a nice residential area with arty buildings and trendy bistros. The theatre was small and had a vintage feel despite the fact we saw the recently released film "The Imitation Game" (10/10 ...
The scale of the building is almost impossible to conceive. The mind is able to see its vastness but is almost unable to comprehend how it can possibly be real. The structure fills a whole block and walking around outside, as I did yesterday, makes one wonder. But like the Tardis, it's even bigger on the inside than the outside. It can't be possible.
But it is.
Everybody seems to wander inside with a kind of jaw-dropped sense of awe. And ...
... amazing food. The diet has blown out quite a lot with all this eating, so I need to either crank up the running some more, or get off the bread and tapas and into some salad at some point - we'll see. Date night tomorrow, well actually date day and night - Kate is giving us the day off, so look out, and then it is off to Ibiza. Mmmm that could be even uglier. If we can get out alive after the next week we'll be doing well.
Over and out.