Day 40, Barcelona –10km

Primavera Sound Festival, Day 1.

Before going into that, great news: my bike is running great, thanks to the mechanics at this fab shop:
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I took it on a little jaunt around town, also filling up the tank, which was a lot. They put in 4 liters to get me going. I put in 27 more. Holy crap! Do I have a 30L tank?!? I never put in nearly so much, so I guess I could go much further between stops.

After, we 4 went for a picnic in the park, and a little wander.
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We had naps before going over to the music festival location.

Matt and I have never been to this festival before, but Laura, Deniz, Dave & Liz have all raved about it so much that we are giving it a try.

Tonight we saw two bands.

Goat reminded me very much of Sky Cries Mary. Not exactly, but very theatrical and similar atmosphere. This was just before they started.
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Suede was up next, and was one of those examples of a band that maybe didn’t get as big on our side of the pond. The entire crowd was singing along in ecstasy, but neither Matt not I recognized even one song. They were very good performers, though, so we enjoyed it.

As we left, we posed for photos.
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We had burgers at the nice little place downstairs from our apartment, and were planning on seeing Suun at 02:00, but Gianluca’s flight was delayed, so we are waiting for him instead. Oh well. They play tomorrow as well.

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