Barcelona

Barcelona

There is so much to see in Barcelona. This is difficult, I have 125 pictures, 21 movie clips to select from. Decided to make three posts out of them.

Public Dock on left

Public wharf is on the right.

Agullana. Catalonia, Spain

Agullana. Catalonia, Spain

The bus ride from Carcassonne to Barcelona was a little long. The bus driver had to make a mandatory stop for a specific amount of time. GPS was watching and keeping track. The roadside stop was interesting. With the restrooms and food outlets on the opposite side of the highway, a pedestrian overpass was built to cross from the parking lot on one side to the kiosks on the other.

Agullana. Catalonia, Spain

Agullana. Catalonia, Spain

The economic king of the world,  overlooking the Pyrenees Mountains which separate France and Spain. While looking at the map last night I learnt of a small independant county in the mountains between the two countries. Look up  Principality of Andorra.

Friday was a beautiful day. It was nice to have free time after checking into the hotel to walk down to the wharf.

When you have the whole Mediteranian, you need a boat.

When you have the whole Mediterranean to sail, you need a boat.

Imagine this, all of the buildings below face onto one of the four streets that define a city block. Inside the city block is this courtyard with the hotel Indigo Barcelona on one side.

courtyard behind Indigo Barcelona Hotel

courtyard behind Indigo Barcelona Hotel

looking down from room onto courtyard.

looking down from room onto courtyard.

In the top right corner is a glass cubicle that enclosed the fitness equipment for the hotel. The pool is on a lower level.

Flamenco dance

Flamenco dance

After a farewell dinner at the wharf restaurant, we went to a club to watch authentic Spanish Flamenco Dancing. The dancer moves so fast to the live band that his motions are a blur.

Flamendo dance

Flamenco dance

 

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