Our Vacation in Europe
November 06-13, 2019
[1-Barcelona] [2-Madrid] [3-Fatima] [4-Lisbon] [5-Valencia]
Torre Agbar, The Agbar Tower also called Glories Tower. The tower
was designed by architect Jean Nouvel and built in 2004 and is 474
ft (144 m) high. The bullet shape represents a water geyser spouting
up from the earth.
We parked our rented car in an underground garage in about 4 hours
for 5.00 Euros.
"Mirador de Colom"
Columbus Monument was built for the Barcelona Universal Exposition
featured a bronze statue of Columbus atop the 197 ft. tall column.
(Columbus' hand pointing to the sea, opposite to America. He found
America at the end of his voyage around the globe)
Artist make use of an old buoy by placing a statue of "a man
watching the stars" on top of it.
Port Vell, old port of Barcelona, is a waterfront harbor built as
part of an urban renewal project
prior to 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
On the wooden rotating bridge to Maremagnum Shopping & Dining
Part of the bridge can be rotated 90 degrees horizontally to allow
The senior Ngos.
To my left is the "W" Barcelona Hotel, or Vela Hotel (Vela means
The junior Ngos
Pandora pendants for the ladies.
Friday 11-15-2019 we went back to Barcelona to have a seafood dinner
in the La Boqueria.
Dinner in La Boqueria
With Ricardo, a waiter
A demostration... supporting Chile
"Chile.. Desperto" (Chile.. wakes up!)
Life is Good!
Late meal at the hotel
Pâté de foie gras du canard - Paté gan ngổng - Duck liver paste.
Very good wine too.