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Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« on: November 17, 2014, 04:30:54 PM »
March 2014

I landed in GRO airport from Marrakech with Ryanair

Stayed at the ​RIUDELLOTS DE LA SELVA Hotel in Girona.

Day 1. GIRONA.

Girona old city is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe, the Kall or Jewish quarter in spain, (Kall=Kehilla) has been unchanged since the 12th century, many Rishonim, including the Rabeinu Yonah walked the narrow alleyways that I walked in the city. There are some doors that still have Mezuzah holes.

There is also a Jewish museum that has a collection of Tomb Stones with inscriptions from Pre Inquisition times.
Afaik there is no kosher in Girona.

There is also a synagogue and Mikvah that was recently discovered.
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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2014, 04:55:20 PM »
Girona, Spain

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2014, 04:59:03 PM »
Wow.

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2014, 05:03:09 PM »
Girona

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2014, 05:05:35 PM »
Adding girona to my wish list :)

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2014, 05:07:06 PM »
Girona is an hour train ride from Barcelona, definitely worth the trip

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2014, 05:08:23 PM »
Time for a MASTER list of Hershels trips
^^^

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2014, 05:09:03 PM »
2. A loaf of bread
3. Dried salami and dried jerky
4. Frozen milk
5. Some snack

This lasted you the whole time in Morroco and Spain?!?!?! (This is about one, maybe two, days worth of food for me!! ;D)

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2014, 05:10:25 PM »
Time for a MASTER list of Hershels trips
Hershel is coughin' up tr's one after another and I cant seem to find the time to finish the last day of mine on this past summer to Asia ::)

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2014, 05:10:59 PM »
Airplanes view from Gibraltar and Africa ( Morocco)

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #10 on: November 17, 2014, 05:12:59 PM »
2. A loaf of bread
3. Dried salami and dried jerky
4. Frozen milk
5. Some snack

This lasted you the whole time in Morroco and Spain?!?!?! (This is about one, maybe two, days worth of food for me!! ;D)
No, that's besides the fruit and vegetables I purchased in Morocco, barcelona has kosher restaurants

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2014, 05:50:31 PM »
Time for a MASTER list of Hershels trips
+100

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #12 on: November 17, 2014, 06:54:53 PM »
Cool pix!

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #13 on: November 17, 2014, 07:22:40 PM »
Time for a MASTER list of Hershels trips
+1 ;D

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #14 on: November 17, 2014, 08:25:40 PM »
Girona, note the Mezuza hole carved in the wall.

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #15 on: November 17, 2014, 08:52:56 PM »
I overnighted in Girona then headed to Barcelona in the morning, there's an hourly train to Barcelona and the ride takes about an hour.

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #16 on: November 17, 2014, 11:42:26 PM »
La Rambla fruit Market, one of my favorite stops in Barcelona

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2014, 11:43:31 PM »
Looks just like a rebbe's Tu B'shvat tish.

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #18 on: November 17, 2014, 11:52:59 PM »
I ate at Shalom kosher restaurant,  the food was Ok, but very well presented.
Below are pictures of the kosher mini market, they don't sell many products and doesn't always have Kosher Milk.

Also, that drink is a traditional Spanish drink called Sangria. Made from chopped fruit and red wine. Yum

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Re: Hershel's TR to Spain Part 1 Barcelona and Girona
« Reply #19 on: November 18, 2014, 12:02:45 AM »
In Barcelona I attended the WMC show, where the Galaxy S5 was revealed. I stayed in Barcelona for 2 days and then headed to Fra, drove over to Michalshtadt, and returned to Jfk with SQ business class.  SQ Biz is far better than many First class cabins in every way. After flying SQ Suite last week I decided that the SQ Biz is just perfect for flying in comfort. The food was from Hermalis, which was amazing. I wish they would serving something similar out of New York also, or why can't they just import them to New York???

The seat converts into a bed, was very comfortable, On Par with SQ suites.