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The Mountains of North-Eastern Spain
These mountains looked beautiful, too. Nice snow! And lots of people on the train with skis...
When we entered Barcelona on the metro car, we immediately spotted a problem - no map. Some of the stations were labeled, but most were not. We attempted to follow a map in Janet's travel book, but eventually found the end of the line.
I attempted to ask the conductor how many stops we needed to make on the return trip to reach our station. His answer was 5 minutes of blazing fast Spanish (according to Carol, he was repeating the same thing over and over, and faster and faster - mainly, "Hey, senor, you missed your stop"). We finally just took a shot, and arrived on the first (ok, second) try.