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Day 6, Barcelona

No more tapwater coffee! I found a little pot to heat water and voila! Folgers.

We’ve been walking and seeing sights, and I’m sure my body is getting back in the exercise mode, so it’s all good. So far, my stand-out favorite food here is paella, though they make a mean smoked salmon sandwich downstairs. Yesterday, I must confess, I was served the single worst wine of my life in a little sidewalk tourist trap near the beyond-glorious Sagrada Familia, Gaudi’s breathtaking, amazing, incredible cathedral-in-progress—

Wine: yuck!
Cathedral: absolutely beautiful!

We saw more things from the bus, but the Sagrada

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Day 5, Barcelona

We took half the bus tour yesterday, and today, we’re taking the other half. :) Seems we might actually, finally, be over the jet lag that floored us from the first. Breakfast soon–the tapwater coffee isn’t quite making it. I’m dressed and cognizant, though my hair (there’s a mirror behind the hotel desk) makes me look like a villainess in a Tim Burton movie. I must, at some point in the night, sleep standing on my head. I can’t figure out what else would do these strange things to my golden tresses–unless, of course, I am being abducted by aliens at

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