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Old 01-28-2013, 03:07 PM
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Ended up not going on he bus. Slept until nearly noon. Had an awesome breakfast at the hotel...Attachment 359596

Then we decided to walk from the hotel to the park Gueli. Attachment 359597
View of the water from the park

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At the park

Then we walked around some more. Found a good spot to have a few glasses of wine before dinner (at 9pm) at a tapas place. We've been using TripAdisor to find good spots, and all have been a hit so far. Dinner was at ceveceria catalon...awesome!!! Then after dinner we wandered the streets some more. So much fun to walk around and people watch!!

Oh. Re the language. I speak little if any decent Spanish. My husband speaks a tiny bit. None of mastered and Cantalonian. No issues yet!!
I love that park! So cool. And yeah, I think you're OK speaking Spanish as an American. They just pick on the people from other parts of Spain - who they sometimes resent. So they'll ask something in Spanish and will get a response in Catalon. Totally ticked my Spanish friend off, but I thoughtt it was kind of funny.

When I was younger (like 15 years ago) and used to partake in the nightlife there, I learned people don't go out until REALLY late. Dinner at 10 or 11, then the bars are empty until about midnight or 1 after people finish dinner, and then the bars empty when everyone heads to the clubs at 2 or 3 until dawn! It's crazy. Can't do that anymore. ha! No wonder they all need a siesta in the afternoon.
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