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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Flamenco Opera

Palau de la Musica Catalana Flamenco Opera is an entertaining mix of dance and Spanish Opera. Love Flamenco dance--fast and passionate. The Opera was beautiful too. 


Some things I have noted about Barceona:
- Because Barcelona is full of tourists (6 million a year) the crowds  tend to be everyone for him/herself.
- Spain has outlawed smoking inside of restaurants but one can smoke on the patio.
- A lot of pet dogs--French Bull dogs seem to be the most popular breed. 
-Spain is a little short on street signs and signs in general.  It is so easy to walk right by the place you're looking for as there are never any signs when you could really use one! 
-The food tends to be a little too rich for me. A lot more fat than I am used to.
- The Spanish have a sweet tooth. There are plenty of bakeries and candy shops.
Close up of exterior of Opera House
Inside the Palau de la Musica Catalan (pic is from iphone)

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