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*I'm gonna go to Europe from 3rd July to 28th Oct 2010. The first airport is Roma of Italy. If you are staying somewhere in Europe, I'd be happy if you let me stay in your home or show me around your city. I'm on a couch surfing .
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15 Oct 2010

3 years ago

I meet Yolanda at noon.

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Casa Batllo

I met her here and today we planed to go to park for picnick though, she have to go to work from 2:30pm, so just we go to free museum together.

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Free museum inside.

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there were Mariscal's free exihibision, can't take a picture.

After museum, she gave me sandwitch she made it for me by spanish ham*

I said good bye and go to park by myself.

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walk, walk, walk.

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Arc de Triomf

Barcelona's gate is cool!!!!

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beautiful road~***

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I arrived at "Parc de la Ciutadella".

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I eat sandwitch by Yolanda in front of the fountain :D

The place was near Max's house, so I sent a message to Max.
Fortunately, Max was in near park with some couch surfers, so I met 5 CSer in park.

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There was roap and I tryed to walk on it!

It was short time I met them though, I go to Renfe station to go to Vic by train.

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ticket 4.65Euro

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inside of train.

In 1:20hrs, I arrived at Vic~.

Then....I met.....


Marc!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Marc in the person I met in New Zealand 3 years ago and he is on my book!!!!

I didn't expect I can meet him though, when I sent a message to him, he was in Vic, came back to Spain from Indonesia 1 week ago!

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Marc showed me my book he bought it from Japan amazon!!!!

I'm soooooooooooooo glad he bought my book from Japan, even the shipping fee was expensive..!

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I write down my message on my book :D

"Dear Marc

It's my treasure we traveled and stayed together in New Zealand.
I wish we meet again and again somewhere in the world, share our time together!
It's my pleasure I wrote about our stories on my first book*

From Sue :D"


And I put my baggage on his flat, then we go to bar to drink beer*

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In bar, I also met Darumau who I met in New Zealand as well!!!

He is soooo funny man, he made me laugh always.
They reminds me we stayed together in New Zealand...

I can't believe it's 3 years ago..!!
I published a book in Japan, I'm traveling Europe now, I'm meeting Marc here, just now!!!

I'm soooooo happy******

After bar, he took me to other local restaurant, and eat dinner together with 11 Catalan people, friend of Marc*

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I was eating yummy local food with good white wine,,,, wooooooowwwww!!!!

David came~~~~~~~~~!!!!!!!!!!!!

David is the person who is also on my book!!!!

I'm soooooooooooooooooooo happy!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So today was a special day I could meet my special Catalan friends here in Vic***

I believed we meet again :D:D:D
posted by Sue at 22:41 | Comment(0) | Spain | Edit

14 Oct 2010

Barcelona

I go out to sight seeing from noon by myself.

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Parc Guell

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Ooops, I'm sleepy crazy, just I write blog simple today..

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Hospital de San t Pau

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Temple de la Sagrada Familia

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Casa Terrades "Les Punxes"

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Casa Mila(La Pedrera)

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I made Okonomiyaki for dinner, I'm glad they like it!

I did Thai massage to Albelt tonight, already 1:30am.

It's already 3am...after took shower.

Sooooooo sleepy, I can't write blog longer like every day..finish.
posted by Sue at 22:41 | Comment(0) | Spain | Edit

13 Oct 2010

Friends in Barcelona

I woke up late and did Thai massage to Albelt, then go out!

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I bought T-10, 10times riding on transport 7.95Euro

I rode off a metro on center, then I head to cathdral.
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Catedral

It's underconstruction, not so nice..

I met Max(45:Italian) who are contaceted me by couch surfing, I said hello and shaked hand.

I tried to go inside of the cathedral though, the entrance fee was 5Euro!?!?
So expensive even church..!
Just I took picture outside, we went to cafe and talked together.

Then we went to Max house and he showed me his product like T-shirts like me.
After that I went to Placa de Catalunya by myself.

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walk, walk, walk.

It was 6pm, I waited few minutes...ah! she is..!!!

"Yolanda~~!! Long time no see!!"
"Sue~~!! I can't believe you are in Barcelona!!!"

Yolanda, we met in Thailand in same place of Thai massage teacher, 6months ago :D

I never imagine I come to Barcelona~~..

Yolanda show me around.

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Market

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this is a special mashroom in Barcelona...?
expensive but good taste, she said.

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Yolanda bought a fruit shake for me*
Gracias, Yolanda***

We hunged around nice shops, then we to restaurant for dinner.

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L' Ovella Negra
http://www.ovellanegra.com/

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Sangria 3.10Euro
Patates Braves 4Euro

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Pernil "Pais" 4Euro

I'm full already~ :D

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From 10:30pm, we go to Jazz club to see Max's session.

Harlem Jazz Club
5Euro+1drink

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Woooow, soooo coool~~~!!!

There are full of audience though, we came here earlier, we could get good seat*

Then I go back to home though,,, Yolanda took me to big road and said good bye but the road was opposite direction..!!

The metro be close at 12am, so I run run run..!!
I wore flip flap and it was after rain, so slip slip slip..!!
Keep balance!!!

Fortunately I could get metro and go back to home safely~.

I talked about today's story to Albelt and Agnesa, then I did Thai massage to Agnesa.
That's why now already 2:30am.

I couldn't write blog, just went to bed.
posted by Sue at 22:41 | Comment(0) | Spain | Edit

12 Oct 2010

To Barcelona

The bus deperted from Lisbon at 9pm, and arrived Madrid at 6:30am.

When I went to ticket counter to buy a ticket, I found there are 7am, 9am, every 2hours bus to Barcelona, so I wanna ride on 7am one!

Buuuut, it was full,,, so just I could buy 1pm one..No~~~...

My plan was 9am and arrive Barcelona 5am though, I will arrive there 10pm....oh no...

But there is no option, so I have to ride this.


The ticket price Madrid to Barcelona 25.52Euro

There are half day free time though, I couldn't sleep well of course, so sleepy,

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I slept on a bench 4 hours.

Every 1hr, a police came to look around, so here is not dengerous place to sleep(lol).
Finally it was 1pm, I rode on a bus, so let's go to Barcelona~!! ....the bus didn't start in 30min..
What a Spanish bus....

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The bus run on this road, finally I arrived at Barcelona at 10pm~!!!

I went Agnesa and Albelt's house who saved me from last minute group of couch surfing.
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They served me dinner~~~waaaaai :D:D:D

Well,,, I was on a bus almost 24hrs from last night, it made me sooo tired~...
Sleepy crazy...
posted by Sue at 22:41 | Comment(0) | Spain | Edit

11 Oct 2010

Oh, Losbon..

To be honest, I didn't make plan to visit Portugal first.
But some friends said Portugal was good, so I decided to come here...though...

Well, I wanna go to Barcelona tonight by night bus, so I go to bus terminal first.

Walk, walk, walk.

I was walking with seeing map, suddenly a man tryed to talk with me with some language.
At first I ignored him though, just I said "I go to Sete Rios", after that he said like this.

"I go to Sete Rios with you, and take lunch together"

and followed me.

What a strange man..!?!?

Anyway, I head to Sete Rios though, he follow me.
What is he doing here as today is Monday...
He had sunglasses, so I couldn't know his face clearly though, he said his age is 25 and student.

I see...but it seems older though...
Well I have no idea about foreigner's age though..

Eventually, he followed me until bus terminal(Sete Rios).

Well, I buy a bus ticket to Barcelona but,,,, there is no bus to Barcelona!?!?
From Lisbon, there is a bus just to Madrid, so I have to change the bus thre.

NOOOOOOO~~~~(Cry.)

Moreover, I can't buy a ticket from Madrid to Barcelona here, so just I bought a ticket to Madrid by 36Euro now...
I will see later...in Madrid...

Then I thought I go to museum though, the strange man still follow me, if he want follow me, I don't mind..

But the museum was closed as Monday, No~~~~(Cry).
That's the story, I should have visited a museum yesterday~~~(>_<)

Stranger man take lunch, so we went Portugese restaurant together,

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we ate these.

The man had a white hair a bit in his hair, so I didn't think he is 25years old, so I asked him real age, finally he said he is 43 years old.

He was so strange and weird but it seems he is interested in Japan, so I thought he is not so bad man???

But he said bad word a bit, he made me bad feeling and I thought go away somewhere though, he said sorry, so I still forgive him to follow me.

Well,,, I had no idea what he want to do.

Anyway, he wanted to pay the lunch, so he paid it.

Today I really wanted to go sight seeing, so I head to the place Carlos recommend.

Still the strange man follow me.
He said his job is old book seller though, he is soooo strange and yucky.

We rode on a metro and off at Chiado, I wanna hung around there but he annoy me to take a picture of me (by my camera.)
And also his suggestion of taking spot is not tourist sight but just in front of H&M.
I really really don't need such a pictures, so I decline it.

I wanted to hung around a arere Carlos suggested but the man try to take me other side David took me yeasterday.

"I wanna go to see Church! one of the tourist spot!"
"No, you can't go there, it's religeous spot"

I can't understand him at all.

What he want to do!?!?

I thought he show me around, it's Ok, I didn't mind if he follow me.
But he was selfish and strange and annoy and yucky, so I walked faster and went away.

Whoa~~,,, it was soooo strange....even in Lisbon there is such a starange man...?

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Well.. then.. this is a church

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inside.

......well,,,,, I came to Lisbon but it was no fun here....
Tell me the good spot of Lisbon for me~~!!
There were many strange people around me..

Just one good thing was Carlos, he was nice person.

Then I went back to Carlos's house, I said good buy and thank you, then I picked my baggage and go to bus terminal.

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To Madrid 36Euro

I wish I can get the bus to Barcelona quickly in Madrid....

The bus was night bus, long distance but the toilet was broken...No way~~..(Cry)
posted by Sue at 22:41 | Comment(0) | Portugal | Edit
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