Leben Was Geht

Aktivitäten von Gruber Bernhard Losenstein

Barcelona 2009

November 3rd, 2009

Hola chicas e chicos!
Last weekend i drove with my friends (Stephan G., Ralf H. and Pepi S.) for five days to Barcelona.
That was our first “Ennsfest surprise holiday” – that means, one organizes the trip and the others don’t know where the holiday will take place. Very funny for all adventure freaks like me.
First the flight goes to berlin, so my friends believed, ok berlin is the city, but then i moved to the connection flight direction,… you can imagine their strange feeling because they thaught, ok it is berlin and get responded to it.
while entering the next gate they got to know the holiday place.
what a surprise!!!
We were also lucky to met christoph m. from carinthia who is a friend of pepi, a jazz violine player and teacher in barcelona who showed us some good clubs on the first day.
Barcelona is a really great lively city for good nightlife, good architecture and beaching or surfing as well.
we slept at the * pension mendoza in the la ramblas opoosite of la boqueria – for us the best and cheapest place.
there are so nice small streets to walk we visted the la segrada de familia, park guell, and many other nice places.
we met tito a derelict from barcelona who showed us the real barcelona…
we must play guitar for tourists on the streets for living.
on sunday we went to the beach for swimming in the sea (imagine we had november) then we got a massage from two chinese girls direct near the sea for 5 euros. thats holiday…

the nightlife is really great too, one of the best club we visited even every days for some hours was the soul club. i think that is one of the best soul funk jazz bar in europe. the positive vibes here were fascinating – wonderful for dancing…
another good place is harlem jazz club or the boulevard culture club
we found good restaurants like la taberna del cura in the garcia quarter or the salamanca near the beach for the best paellas or the davids restaurant for very good fondues and wines.

The police was seen on every street and crossing. because at about 2am the dubious people came out to the street. for instance , one young pickpocket tried to stole my money but i was lucky that i recognized this immediately.
you find also the refugees from afrika who tried to sell very nervous their fakes from the expensive handbags and watches…

There is also a good latin and salas streetband scene in barcelona like 8 Punto G or Marlene Parafioriti and in la rambla you find really good street artists performing their shows.
it was also possible to do a kitesession in barcelona, unfortunately i let my gear at home – aaaaaaaaaaaa.
ok the next time i will bring my kite equipment to barcelona.
The southely laid back feeling is also very great here, you can feel and see this everywhere…
i hope i can visit barcelona next year, perhaps with my kites 😉

Hasta Luego.