After delayed planes we arrived in Barcelona at midnight. We have a lovely “little” apartment at the top of the fifth floor, a whooping 95 steps, with no elevator to our place. (Later we would be thankful for those steps, which we repeated several times a day).
Our first site seeing stop was Sagrada Famalia, Antonio Gaudi’s church:
Apartment in Barcelona that Gaudi built:
Day 2 we toured the house Gaudi built for the Guell family:
One of the ceilings
Rooftop chimneys, there are 8 and each one is unique:
No, Jamie is not on the phone, she is listening to the history of the house:
Day 2 and we are still waiting for Karman’s luggage, which arrived at 11:30 pm. At least he knew to pack an extra shirt and shorts.
Day 3 we wandered around the area and took a ride on the “hop on hop off” bus.
Last day, Day 4 and we did our own transportation riding city buses, subways and trams. We crossed the city to Guell Park:
And yes, we hiked all the way up from the bottom of the street to here:
Thankyou 95 steps.
I did it:
Karman really wanted to see this church in the distance, so we took a bus, tram ride to get there, along with a half hour hike:
Jamie and I hiked up “a lot of steps, we quit counting” and stood just under his feet.
Then we took the subway, bus and tram back to the ocean and rode a cable car across the bay to the beach:
On to Italy!!