Category Archives: Barcelona 2017

Ignorance

I don’t get how people think they have more right to space in an aircraft than other people. Apart from the fact that there’s more than enough signage indicating the size and quantity of hand luggage allowed, some people just … Continue reading

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Woman covered in bobbles

Today was sort of chilled. We didn’t go to any sites per se, though we did walk through the Arc de Triomf and through the City Gardens. Mind you we started pretty late, not leaving the hotel until almost 11am. … Continue reading

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Watching the sheet boys

A sub-set of the Blanket Men (see last year’s post here) are the Sheet Boys. I watched them this morning from the safety of a cafe beside the Rambla. I have no idea how they make any money. First up … Continue reading

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Fish and a noisy lunch

Not satisfied with eating them, we also went and visited some fish at the aquarium. I thought the aquarium was a bit expensive. I also thought the seafood platter was a bit expensive given how much work was required to … Continue reading

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Universal music

What a day! It was full of tourists, tapas, art nouveau and hats. It all started with a visit to the Palau de la Musica Catalana, a concert hall (basically) designed to within an inch of its life by the … Continue reading

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Lots and lots of dogs

I should have said that the photo last night with us both in it was taken by the waiter at the restaurant where we had dinner. He took quite a few using Mirinda’s Little Friend…but onto today… I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Go go go

We started the day off at Placa Catalunya where Mirinda wore her new Peruvian hat for all to see. Eventually, we caught the Hop On Hop Off bus on the green route. We managed to get as far as the … Continue reading

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No meat, no fish?

John Hurt died today which was rather sad except that he gave us so much pleasure over the years that it’s hard to think that he’s ever truly going to be gone. Not that we had a lot of time … Continue reading

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