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Archive for April, 2010

Day 20, The Three Angels

Today we checked off the last place on our Barcelona Top 10 sights to see–the beautiful Parc de la Ciutadella.

There, we saw the most gorgeous fountain, and a statue of an enormous mammoth. We had refreshments–a diet coke for Sal and a cafe Americano for me–and enjoyed the lovely weather and the families and the happy dogs trotting alongside their people. (Barcelona is extremely dog-friendly.) We snapped pictures of strange trees yet to be identified and took in all the sights except the zoo.

We have been warned repeatedly about pickpockets since our arrival nearly three weeks ago now,

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Day 19, Barcelona (March 31)

Yesterday was “museum” day. Sally and I slept in–we’ve been doing a lot of that lately–and then took a cab to the first of two museums we planned to visit: Funcacio Joan Miro. (There should be accent marks in that name, but my keyboard doesn’t have them.)

The day was beautiful, and there was a long line to wait in. We enjoyed watching people loll on the lawn, beyond the ‘keep off the grass’ sign, while we stood around. :) Once inside, we bought our tickets and headed straight for the first exhibit, bearing the title, “Murals”.

OK. Call me unsophisticated,

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The Pony Express carried almost 35,000 pieces of mail over more than 650,000 miles during those nineteen months and lost only one mail sack.