Saturday, October 28, 2017

Jet lag

After three days I still haven't shaken off the jet lag. The Emirates flights were both packed. I had a window seat near the front but it was all a bit too much like a sardine can. There was no chance of an upgrade on the 10-hour Dubai to Perth leg, as everywhere was full. The airport scanner picked up my titanium hip and gave a loud beep. It took a while before the perplexed female security guard asked if I'd had surgery!

Home at last with a big bottle of duty free gin to look forward to. Looking back, it's been a brilliant holiday. The weather was unbelievably good and I ticked off everything on my list of must see. Here are the last photos of Barcelona:

Police presence on Passeig de Gracia

Giant thermometer 

Entrance to the building where I stayed: Hostal Oliva is on the 4th floor

Looking up the stairwell

The lift reminds me of an Agatha Christie novel


  1. Looks like the interior of the hotel I stayed in but I don't think it was the Oliva. Glad you are home and enjoyed your time on the Camino. Until the next time ..

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